Power adapter for Burundi - What plug adapter do I need for Burundi?

Power adapters for Burundi

Different combinations of standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Burundi. This page contains links to step by step instructions demonstrating exactly which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when you're travelling to Burundi using the standard types E or C Burundian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You'll discover most power adapters will vary from region to region so please read our Wikiconnections world power adapters list where you'll find a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Burundi?

The best power adapter for Burundi is a Type E power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 220 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Burundi?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Burundi is a small and lightweight plastic adapter that allows a power plug from a foreign country to correctly fit into a power outlet in Burundi.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor [3].

What does a power adapter for Burundi do?

A power adapter allows visitors from another location to use their electrical appliances in Burundi by altering the shape of the plug from one type to another.

Do I need a plug adapter for Burundi?

It will depend on where you are travelling from and the type of plug you are attempting to use.

Does a power adapter change the voltage from a Burundian power outlet?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Burundian power outlet and is unable to convert to a higher voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100-120 volt appliance you also need to bring a more expensive step down power converter for Burundi along with the correct adapter.

Will I need a plug adapter for Burundi if I'm visiting from the US?

American plugs won't fit into a Burundian power outlet so you will need to bring a plug adapter for Burundi, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Burundi if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage which prevents damage or overheating.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burundi - Burundi country Wiki page.
  2. Type E plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type E power outlets without converting voltage.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor