Adapter needed

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

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

Qatar und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Qatar
GOutlets of type GOutlets
240 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Qatar?

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

Country information

About Qatar

Flag: About Qatar

Qatar is a country in Asia (Western Asia) with about 2.2 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 12 000 km². The capital of Qatar is Doha (345 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Arabic and Spanish.

The only neighbor of Qatar is Saudi Arabia.

TLD: .qaCurrency: QARCountry calling code: +974Country Code : QA
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Qatar?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Qatar?

The utility frequency in Qatar 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 Qatar.