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

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

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Summary

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

BeninFrance
Plug TypesEE
Voltage220V230V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

Benin uses Plug Type E.

Your Appliance has Plug Type E

No adaptor needed

France uses Socket Type E, which is the same as the plug type of your appliances from Benin. You will not need an adaptor.

Considerations

Voltage

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

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