Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from Afghanistan to Switzerland


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


Power plugs could be the same in some areas of Switzerland
Check pictures below.

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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 Switzerland

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.

Switzerland

In Switzerland they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C
  • Type J

The voltage is 230V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.


Power plugs and sockets in Afghanistan and Switzerland

The power plug types in Afghanistan (Type C, Type F) and Switzerland (Type C, Type J) could be the same in some areas. Unfortunately too many plug types are used. You cannot be sure your power plug from Afghanistan will fit the sockets in Switzerland. We advise you to buy a world universal travel power plug adapter. Find the perfect adapter with the link below.

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Power plug and socket types in Afghanistan Power plug and socket types in Switzerland
Type C, Type F Type C, Type J
Afghanistan power plug outlet type C
Afghanistan power plug outlet type F
Switzerland power plug outlet type C
Switzerland power plug outlet type J

Voltage and frequency used in Afghanistan and Switzerland

The voltage in Afghanistan (220V/50Hz) and Switzerland (230V/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 Switzerland
Voltage 220V 230V
Frequency 50Hz 50Hz