Adapter needed

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

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

Iran und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Iran
COutlets of type CFOutlets of type FOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Iran

Flag: About Iran

Iran is a country in Asia (Southern Asia) with about 81.8 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 1.6 Millionen km². The capital of Iran is Tehran (7.2 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Persian and Kurdish.

The neighbors of Iran are Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey and Turkmenistan.

TLD: .irCurrency: IRRCountry calling code: +98Country Code : IR
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Iran?

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

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Iran?

The voltage in Iran 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 Iran?

The utility frequency in Iran 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 Iran.