Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from Cameroon to Zambia


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


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

We advise you to buy a world universal travel power plug adapter.

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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 Cameroon and Zambia

Cameroon

In Cameroon they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C
  • Type E

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

Zambia

In Zambia they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C
  • Type D
  • Type G

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


Power plugs and sockets in Cameroon and Zambia

The power plug types in Cameroon (Type C, Type E) and Zambia (Type C, Type D, Type G) could be the same in some areas. Unfortunately too many plug types are used. You cannot be sure your power plug from Cameroon will fit the sockets in Zambia. 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 Cameroon Power plug and socket types in Zambia
Type C, Type E Type C, Type D, Type G
Cameroon power plug outlet type C
Cameroon power plug outlet type E
Zambia power plug outlet type C
Zambia power plug outlet type D
Zambia power plug outlet type G

Voltage and frequency used in Cameroon and Zambia

The voltage in Cameroon (220V/50Hz) and Zambia (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

Cameroon Zambia
Voltage 220V 230V
Frequency 50Hz 50Hz