Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Djibouti?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to Djibouti. In Djibouti, people are using different power plugs and power outlets that are not compatible with plugs from Australia!

Djibouti und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Djibouti
COutlets of type CEOutlets of type EOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Djibouti?

Djibouti uses power plugs of type C and E. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Djibouti.

Country information

About Djibouti

Flag: About Djibouti

Djibouti is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with about 828 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 23 000 km². The capital of Djibouti is Djibouti (624 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking French, Arabic, Somali and Afar.

The neighbors of Djibouti are Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia.

TLD: .djCurrency: DJFCountry calling code: +253Country Code : DJ
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Djibouti?

The voltage in Djibouti is 220 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is lower than the 230 volts in Australia. This difference means that you have to be cautious when using electrical devices purchased in Australia:

You should read the instruction manual of your device and check at which voltage it is safe to use.

If the voltage stated in the user's manual or on the device's power supply differs from the mains voltage in Djibouti, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Djibouti?

The utility frequency in Djibouti is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Djibouti.