Power plugs and outlets used in Sao Tome and Principe
Are you visiting Sao Tome and Principe and you need to know if you need any adapter or converter for the power plugs and power outlets used in Sao Tome and Principe? Please select from which country you are to see if you need any adapters and/or converters in Sao Tome and Principe.
Electricity in Sao Tome and Principe
In Sao Tome and Principe they use the following plug and outlet types:
The voltage is 220V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.
Power plugs and outlets Sao Tome and Principe
The outlets and plugs used in Sao Tome and Principe are C, F..
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 Sao Tome and Principe.
Voltage and frequency used in Sao Tome and Principe
All sockets in Sao Tome and Principe provide a standard voltage of 220V with a frequency of 50Hz.
You can use all your equipment in Sao Tome and Principe 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 Sao Tome and Principe. 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 Sao Tome and Principe is 50Hz. If this frequency is different than the frequency in your home country we do not recommend to use your electronic equipment in Sao Tome and Principe. But if the voltage is the same (220V) 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.