About Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea is a country in Oceania (Melanesia) with about 6.7 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 463 000 km². The capital of Papua New Guinea is Port Moresby (284 000 inhabitants).
People in the country are mainly speaking English and Hiri Motu.
The only neighbor of Papua New Guinea is Indonesia.TLD: .pgCurrency: PGKCountry calling code: +675Country Code : PG
Which types of power plugs are used in Papua New Guinea?
Papua New Guinea uses power plugs of type I. As these are the same types of plugs used in Australia, you do not need a travel adapter in Papua New Guinea.
What is the Electricity Voltage in Papua New Guinea?
The voltage in Papua New Guinea is 240 volts.
The voltage, therefore, is higher 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 Papua New Guinea, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.
What is the utility frequency in Papua New Guinea?
The utility frequency in Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea.