Power plugs and outlets used in Botswana


Are you visiting Botswana and you need to know if you need any adapter or converter for the power plugs and power outlets used in Botswana? Please select from which country you are to see if you need any adapters and/or converters in Botswana.



Electricity in Botswana

In Botswana they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type D
  • Type G
  • Type M
The voltage is 230V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.


Power plugs and outlets Botswana

The outlets and plugs used in Botswana are D, G, M.. You can take a look at the pictures below to see how each plug and socket type looks.

Botswana power plug outlet type D Botswana power plug outlet type G Botswana power plug outlet type M

Are the power plugs and sockets different from your home country? Click on the link below for a universal power plug adapter for Botswana.

Click for Botswana power plug adapter

Voltage and frequency used in Botswana

All sockets in Botswana provide a standard voltage of 230V with a frequency of 50Hz.

You can use all your equipment in Botswana if the standard voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is mostly the case in Europe, Australia, United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V-127V (which is most common in the US, Canada and countries in South America) you will need a voltage converter in Botswana. Without a converter you will damage you electronic equipment.

Voltage converters are available trough the links below, you can also choose for a plug adapter and voltage converter in one device.

Click for Voltage converter

The standard frequency in Botswana is 50Hz. If this frequency is different than the frequency in your home country we do not recommend to use your electronic equipment in Botswana. But if the voltage is the same (230V) it is possible to use your equipment for a short time (AT YOUR OWN RISK). This especially applies to any moving, rotating or time related appliances.

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