Adapter needed

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

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

Ghana und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Ghana
DOutlets of type DGOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Ghana?

Ghana uses power plugs of type D and G. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Ghana.

Country information

About Ghana

Flag: About Ghana

Ghana is a country in Africa (Western Africa) with about 26.3 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 239 000 km². The capital of Ghana is Accra (2 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English, Akan, Ewe and Twi.

The neighbors of Ghana are Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and Togo.

TLD: .ghCurrency: GHSCountry calling code: +233Country Code : GH
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Ghana?

The voltage in Ghana 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 Ghana?

The utility frequency in Ghana 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 Ghana.