Adapter needed

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

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

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

Which types of power plugs are used in Paraguay?

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

Country information

About Paraguay

Flag: About Paraguay

Paraguay is a country in America (South America) with about 6.8 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 407 000 km². The capital of Paraguay is Asunción (1.5 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Spanish and Guarani.

The neighbors of Paraguay are Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil.

TLD: .pyCurrency: PYGCountry calling code: +595Country Code : PY
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Paraguay?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Paraguay?

The utility frequency in Paraguay 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 Paraguay.