Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from Somalia to Eritrea


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


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

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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 Somalia and Eritrea

Somalia

In Somalia they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C

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

Eritrea

In Eritrea they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C
  • Type L

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


Power plugs and sockets in Somalia and Eritrea

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

Voltage and frequency used in Somalia and Eritrea

The voltage in Somalia (220V/50Hz) and Eritrea (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

Somalia Eritrea
Voltage 220V 230V
Frequency 50Hz 50Hz