Adapter needed

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

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

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

Which types of power plugs are used in Kazakhstan?

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

Country information

About Kazakhstan

Flag: About Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is a country in Asia (Central Asia) with about 18.2 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 2.7 Millionen km². The capital of Kazakhstan is Astana (346 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Kazakh and Russian.

The neighbors of Kazakhstan are China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

TLD: .kzCurrency: KZTCountry calling code: +7Country Code : KZ
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Kazakhstan?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Kazakhstan?

The utility frequency in Kazakhstan 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 Kazakhstan.