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

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

Plug TypesEC, E
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

Benin uses Plug Type E.

Your Appliance has Plug Type E

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

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type E
to Plug Type C

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Tunisia 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 Tunisia, you will not need an adaptor.



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

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