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

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

Plug TypesCC, J
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

Angola uses Plug Type C.

Your Appliance has Plug Type C

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

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type C
to Plug Type J

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Switzerland 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 Switzerland, you will not need an adaptor.



The voltages found in Angola (220V) and Switzerland (230V) 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 Angola and Switzerland is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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