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

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from the United Kingdom to Nigeria. In Nigeria, people are using different plugs and plug sockets that are not compatible with plugs from the United Kingdom!

Nigeria und United Kingdom compared
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United Kingdom
GOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
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Nigeria
DOutlets of type DGOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
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Country information

About Nigeria

Flag: About Nigeria

Nigeria is a country in Africa (Western Africa) with about 181.6 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 924 000 km². The capital of Nigeria is Abuja (1.6 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo and Fulah.

The neighbors of Nigeria are Benin, Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

TLD: .ngCurrency: NGNCountry calling code: +234Country Code : NG
Power sockets

Which types of plugs are used in Nigeria?

Nigeria uses plugs of type D and G. Plug sockets of type G, which are common in the United Kingdom, are only partially used in Nigeria.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Nigeria?

The voltage in Nigeria is 230 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 230 volts in the United Kingdom. This means that you can use all your electrical appliances without any problems.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Nigeria?

The utility frequency in Nigeria 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 Nigeria.

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