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Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to the Dominican Republic?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from the United States to the Dominican Republic. In the Dominican Republic, people are using different plugs and electrical outlets that are not compatible with plugs from the United States!

Dominican Republic und United States compared
Flag: United States
United States
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Flag: Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BCOutlets of type COutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
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Country information

About the Dominican Republic

Flag: About the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a country in America (Caribbean) with about 10.5 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 49 000 km². The capital of the Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo (3 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Spanish.

The only neighbor of the Dominican Republic is Haiti.

TLD: .doCurrency: DOPCountry calling code: +1-809,1-829,1-849Country Code : DO
Power sockets

Which types of electrical outlets are used in the Dominican Republic?

The Dominican Republic uses electrical outlets of type A, B and C. Electrical outlets of type A and B, which are common in the United States, are only partially used in the Dominican Republic.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in the Dominican Republic?

The voltage in the Dominican Republic is 120 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 120 volts in the United States. This means that you can use all your electrical appliances without any problems.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in the Dominican Republic?

The utility frequency in the Dominican Republic is 60 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in the United States. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in the Dominican Republic.

Neighboring countries information
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