Adapter needed

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

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

Syria und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Syria
COutlets of type CEOutlets of type ELOutlets of type LOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Syria?

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

Country information

About Syria

Flag: About Syria

Syria is a country in Asia (Western Asia) with about 17.1 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 185 000 km². The capital of Syria is Damascus (1.8 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Arabic, Kurdish, Armenian, French and English.

The neighbors of Syria are Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.

TLD: .syCurrency: SYPCountry calling code: +963Country Code : SY
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Syria?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Syria?

The utility frequency in Syria 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 Syria.