Adapter needed

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

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

Togo und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Togo
COutlets of type COutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Togo

Flag: About Togo

Togo is a country in Africa (Western Africa) with about 7.6 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 57 000 km². The capital of Togo is Lomé (750 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking French, Ewe, Danish and Hausa.

The neighbors of Togo are Benin, Burkina Faso and Ghana.

TLD: .tgCurrency: XOFCountry calling code: +228Country Code : TG
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Togo?

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

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Togo?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Togo?

The utility frequency in Togo 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 Togo.