Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from Afghanistan to Burkina Faso


Are you from Afghanistan and visiting Burkina Faso? You might want to know if you need a power plug adapter or power converter when traveling from Afghanistan to Burkina Faso? Check below to see if you need any adapter or converter and which power plugs and power sockets are used in Burkina Faso compared to Afghanistan.


No power plug adapter needed
No voltage converter needed
Always check the specifications on your power plugs or devices, if it says 100V-240V and 50Hz-60Hz (usually the case with small electronic devices like phones and tablets) you do not need a voltage converter, just a power plug adapter if stated above.

Electricity in Afghanistan and Burkina Faso

Afghanistan

In Afghanistan they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C
  • Type F

The voltage is 220V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.

Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C
  • Type E

The voltage is 220V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.


Power plugs and sockets in Afghanistan and Burkina Faso

The power plug types in Afghanistan (Type C, Type F) and Burkina Faso (Type C, Type E) are the same. You do not need any additional power plug adapter when you are traveling.

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Power plug and socket types in Afghanistan Power plug and socket types in Burkina Faso
Type C, Type F Type C, Type E
Afghanistan power plug outlet type C
Afghanistan power plug outlet type F
Burkina Faso power plug outlet type C
Burkina Faso power plug outlet type E

Voltage and frequency used in Afghanistan and Burkina Faso

The voltage in Afghanistan (220V/50Hz) and Burkina Faso (220V/50Hz) is the same (or in acceptable range). You do not need an additional voltage converter when you are traveling.

Always check the specifications on your power plugs or devices, if it says 100V-240V and 50Hz-60Hz (usually the case with small electronic devices like phones and tablets) you do not need a voltage converter, just a power plug adapter if stated above.
Voltage converter / Power plug adapter combo

Afghanistan Burkina Faso
Voltage 220V 220V
Frequency 50Hz 50Hz