Adapter needed

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

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

Senegal und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Senegal
COutlets of type CDOutlets of type DEOutlets of type EKOutlets of type KOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Senegal?

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

Country information

About Senegal

Flag: About Senegal

Senegal is a country in Africa (Western Africa) with about 14 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 197 000 km². The capital of Senegal is Dakar (2.5 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking French, Wolof and Mongolian.

The neighbors of Senegal are Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali and Mauritania.

TLD: .snCurrency: XOFCountry calling code: +221Country Code : SN
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Senegal?

The voltage in Senegal is 230 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 230 volts in Australia. This means that you can use all your electrical appliances without any problems.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Senegal?

The utility frequency in Senegal 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 Senegal.