Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Angola to Burkina Faso?

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Summary

The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Angola and Burkina Faso.

AngolaBurkina Faso
Plug TypesCC, E
Voltage220V220V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

Angola uses Plug Type C.

Your Appliance has Plug Type C

In Burkina Faso there's more than one socket type in use.

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type C
(Angola)
to Plug Type E
(Burkina Faso)

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

Good to know

Voltage

The voltage found in Angola and Burkina Faso is exactly the same (220V). You will not need a transformer.

Frequency of Electrical Current

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

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