Adapter needed

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

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

Zambia und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Zambia
COutlets of type CDOutlets of type DGOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Zambia?

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

Country information

About Zambia

Flag: About Zambia

Zambia is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with about 15.1 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 753 000 km². The capital of Zambia is Lusaka (1.4 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English, Belarusian, Lao, Luba-Katanga, Chichewa and Tonga.

The neighbors of Zambia are Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

TLD: .zmCurrency: ZMWCountry calling code: +260Country Code : ZM
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Zambia?

The voltage in Zambia 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 Zambia?

The utility frequency in Zambia 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 Zambia.