Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from Afghanistan to Costa Rica


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


You need a power plug adapter!
You need a voltage converter!
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 Costa Rica

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.

Costa Rica

In Costa Rica they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type A
  • Type B

The voltage is 120V and the standard frequency is 60Hz.


Power plugs and sockets in Afghanistan and Costa Rica

The power plug types in Afghanistan (Type C, Type F) and Costa Rica (Type A, Type B) are NOT the same. You do need an additional power plug adapter when you are traveling. We advise you to buy a world universal travel power plug adapter. Find the perfect adapter with the link below.

Click for universal world power plug adapter

Power plug and socket types in Afghanistan Power plug and socket types in Costa Rica
Type C, Type F Type A, Type B
Plug type C
Plug type F
Plug type A
Plug type B

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plugs and sockets around the world

Voltage and frequency used in Afghanistan and Costa Rica

The voltage in Afghanistan (220V/50Hz) and Costa Rica (120V/60Hz) is NOT the same. You do need an additional converter when you are traveling. We advise you to buy a world universal travel power plug adapter. Find the perfect converter trough the link below.

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.
Click for Voltage converter

Voltage converter / Power Plug Adapter Combo

Afghanistan Costa Rica
Voltage 220V 120V
Frequency 50Hz 60Hz

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socket voltage and frequency used around the world

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