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

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Summary

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

BeninBurundi
Plug TypesEC, E
Voltage220V220V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

Benin uses Plug Type E.

Your Appliance has Plug Type E

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

You will need this adaptor:

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

Burundi also uses Socket Type E, which is used in Benin. If using an appliance that has a Type E Plug in the Type E Sockets of Burundi, you will not need an adaptor.

Good to know

Voltage

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

Frequency of Electrical Current

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

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