Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from Somalia to France


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


No power plug adapter needed
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 France

Somalia

In Somalia they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C

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

France

In France they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C
  • Type E

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


Power plugs and sockets in Somalia and France

The power plug types in Somalia (Type C) and France (Type C, Type E) are the same. You do not need any additional power plug adapter when you are traveling.

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Power plug and socket types in Somalia Power plug and socket types in France
Type C Type C, Type E
Somalia power plug outlet type C
France power plug outlet type C
France power plug outlet type E

Voltage and frequency used in Somalia and France

The voltage in Somalia (220V/50Hz) and France (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 France
Voltage 220V 230V
Frequency 50Hz 50Hz