Adapter needed

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

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

Chad und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Chad
COutlets of type CDOutlets of type DEOutlets of type EFOutlets of type FOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Chad?

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

Country information

About Chad

Flag: About Chad

Chad is a country in Africa (Middle Africa) with about 11.6 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 1.3 Millionen km². The capital of Chad is N'Djamena (1.1 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking French, Arabic and Serbian.

The neighbors of Chad are Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Libya, Niger, Nigeria and South Sudan.

TLD: .tdCurrency: XAFCountry calling code: +235Country Code : TD
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Chad?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Chad?

The utility frequency in Chad 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 Chad.