Which types of plugs are used in Guinea-Bissau?
Guinea-Bissau uses plugs of type C. Plug sockets of type G, which are common in the United Kingdom, are not in use in Guinea-Bissau.
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Guinea-Bissau is a country in Africa (Western Africa) with about 1.7 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 36 000 km². The capital of Guinea-Bissau is Bissau (388 000 inhabitants).
People in the country are mainly speaking Portuguese.
The neighbors of Guinea-Bissau are Guinea and Senegal.TLD: .gwCurrency: XOFCountry calling code: +245Country Code : GW
What is the Electricity Voltage in Guinea-Bissau?
The voltage in Guinea-Bissau is 220 volts.
The voltage, therefore, is lower than the 230 volts in the United Kingdom. This difference means that you have to be cautious when using electrical devices purchased in the United Kingdom:
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 Guinea-Bissau, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.
What is the utility frequency in Guinea-Bissau?
The utility frequency in Guinea-Bissau is 50 Hertz.
The frequency, therefore, is the same as in the United Kingdom. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Guinea-Bissau.