Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from Afghanistan to United Kingdom


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


You need a power plug adapter!
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 United Kingdom

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.

United Kingdom

In United Kingdom they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type G

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


Power plugs and sockets in Afghanistan and United Kingdom

The power plug types in Afghanistan (Type C, Type F) and United Kingdom (Type G) 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.

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Power plug and socket types in Afghanistan Power plug and socket types in United Kingdom
Type C, Type F Type G
Afghanistan power plug outlet type C
Afghanistan power plug outlet type F
United Kingdom power plug outlet type G

Voltage and frequency used in Afghanistan and United Kingdom

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