Adapter needed

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

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

Eritrea und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Eritrea
COutlets of type CLOutlets of type LOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Eritrea?

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

Country information

About Eritrea

Flag: About Eritrea

Eritrea is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with about 6.5 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 118 000 km². The capital of Eritrea is Asmara (564 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Afar, Arabic, Tigrinya and Kurdish.

The neighbors of Eritrea are Djibouti, Ethiopia and Sudan.

TLD: .erCurrency: ERNCountry calling code: +291Country Code : ER
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Eritrea?

The voltage in Eritrea is 230 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 230 volts in Australia. This means that you can use all your electrical appliances without any problems.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Eritrea?

The utility frequency in Eritrea 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 Eritrea.