Adapter needed

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

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

Guinea und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Guinea
COutlets of type CFOutlets of type FKOutlets of type KOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Guinea

Flag: About Guinea

Guinea is a country in Africa (Western Africa) with about 11.8 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 246 000 km². The capital of Guinea is Conakry (1.8 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking French.

The neighbors of Guinea are Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone.

TLD: .gnCurrency: GNFCountry calling code: +224Country Code : GN
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Guinea?

Guinea uses power plugs of type C, F and K. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Guinea.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Guinea?

The voltage in Guinea 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 Guinea, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Guinea?

The utility frequency in Guinea 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 Guinea.