Adapter needed

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

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

Mali und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Mali
COutlets of type CEOutlets of type EOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Mali?

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

Country information

About Mali

Flag: About Mali

Mali is a country in Africa (Western Africa) with about 17 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 1.2 Millionen km². The capital of Mali is Bamako (1.3 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking French and Bambara.

The neighbors of Mali are Algeria, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal.

TLD: .mlCurrency: XOFCountry calling code: +223Country Code : ML
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Mali?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Mali?

The utility frequency in Mali 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 Mali.