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

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

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

About Tanzania

Flag: About Tanzania

Tanzania is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with about 51 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 947 000 km². The capital of Tanzania is Dodoma (181 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Swahili, English and Arabic.

The neighbors of Tanzania are Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia.

TLD: .tzCurrency: TZSCountry calling code: +255Country Code : TZ
Power sockets

Which types of plugs are used in Tanzania?

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

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Tanzania?

The voltage in Tanzania 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 Tanzania?

The utility frequency in Tanzania 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 Tanzania.

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