Adapter needed

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

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

Kyrgyzstan und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Kyrgyzstan
COutlets of type CFOutlets of type FOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Kyrgyzstan?

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

Country information

About Kyrgyzstan

Flag: About Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is a country in Asia (Central Asia) with about 5.7 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 200 000 km². The capital of Kyrgyzstan is Bishkek (900 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Kirghiz, Uzbek and Russian.

The neighbors of Kyrgyzstan are China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

TLD: .kgCurrency: KGSCountry calling code: +996Country Code : KG
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Kyrgyzstan?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Kyrgyzstan?

The utility frequency in Kyrgyzstan 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 Kyrgyzstan.