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

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

Zambia und United Kingdom compared
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United Kingdom
GOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
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Zambia
COutlets of type CDOutlets of type DGOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
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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
Power sockets

Which types of plugs are used in Zambia?

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

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 the United Kingdom. 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 the United Kingdom. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Zambia.

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