Adapter needed

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

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

Mozambique und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Mozambique
COutlets of type CFOutlets of type FMOutlets of type MOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Mozambique?

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

Country information

About Mozambique

Flag: About Mozambique

Mozambique is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with about 25.3 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 799 000 km². The capital of Mozambique is Maputo (1.2 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Portuguese.

The neighbors of Mozambique are Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

TLD: .mzCurrency: MZNCountry calling code: +258Country Code : MZ
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Mozambique?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Mozambique?

The utility frequency in Mozambique 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 Mozambique.