Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Sri Lanka?

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

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

Which types of power plugs are used in Sri Lanka?

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

Country information

About Sri Lanka

Flag: About Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a country in Asia (Southern Asia) with about 22.1 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 66 000 km². The capital of Sri Lanka is Colombo (648 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Sinhala, Tamil and English.

The only neighbor of Sri Lanka is India.

TLD: .lkCurrency: LKRCountry calling code: +94Country Code : LK
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Sri Lanka?

The voltage in Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka?

The utility frequency in Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka.

Neighboring countries information