Power plugs and sockets used in Burundi


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



Electricity in Burundi

In Burundi they use the following plug and sockets types:

  • Type C
  • Type E
The voltage is 220V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.


Power plugs and sockets Burundi

The sockets and plugs used in Burundi are C, E. You can take a look at the pictures below to see how each plug and socket type looks.

Are the power plugs and sockets different from your home country click on the link below for a universal power plug adapter for Burundi

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Voltage and frequency used in Burundi

All sockets in Burundi provide a standard voltage of 220V with a frequency of 50Hz.

You can use all your equipment in Burundi 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 Burundi. 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.



The standard frequency in Burundi is 50Hz . If this frequency is different than the frequency in your home country we do not recommend to use your electronic equipment in Burundi. But if the voltage is the same (220Hz) it is possible to use your equipment for a short time (AT YOUR OWN RISK). This specially applies on any moving, rotating or time related appliances.

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