Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Algeria to Cape Verde?

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Summary

The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Algeria and Cape Verde.

AlgeriaCape Verde
Plug TypesC, FC, F
Voltage230V220V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

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

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type C

In Cape Verde there's more than one socket type in use.

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type C
(Algeria)
to Plug Type F
(Cape Verde)

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Cape Verde also uses Socket Type C, which is used in Algeria. If using an appliance that has a Type C Plug in the Type C Sockets of Cape Verde, you will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type F

In Cape Verde there's more than one socket type in use.

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type F
(Algeria)
to Plug Type C
(Cape Verde)

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from 1.20 AUD

Cape Verde also uses Socket Type F, which is used in Algeria. If using an appliance that has a Type F Plug in the Type F Sockets of Cape Verde, you will not need an adaptor.

Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in Algeria (230V) and Cape Verde (220V) are not exactly the same, but the difference is tolerable, so you should not need a transformer.

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Frequency of Electrical Current

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

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