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Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Afghanistan to Benin? - WhichPlug.com

Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Afghanistan to Benin?

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Summary

The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Afghanistan and Benin.

AfghanistanBenin
Plug TypesC, D, FE
Voltage240V220V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

In Afghanistan there's more than one plug type in use.

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type C

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type C
(Afghanistan)
to Plug Type E
(Benin)

Your Appliance has Plug Type D

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type D
(Afghanistan)
to Plug Type E
(Benin)

Your Appliance has Plug Type F

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type F
(Afghanistan)
to Plug Type E
(Benin)

Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in Afghanistan (240V) and Benin (220V) are not exactly the same, but the difference is tolerable, so you should not need a transformer.

Good to know

Frequency of Electrical Current

The frequency found in Afghanistan and Benin is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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