Adapter for Libya - What plug adapter do I need for Libya?

Power adapters for Libya

Various combinations of voltages and sockets can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country, especially to the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Libya. This page has links to step by step instructions which shows how to supply power to your devices when staying in Libya using the standard D, C, F or L type Libyan 127 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll discover power adapters will vary depending on which country you are in therefore we suggest reading the power adapters page for a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Libya?

The best power adapter for Libya will be a Type D power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 127 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Libya?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter is a small and cheap plastic adapter which allows an electic outlet in Libya to accept a different shaped power plug from an appliance from a foreign country.

Will a power adapter change the voltage in Libya?

No - a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 127 volt Libyan power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a different voltage. If you need to safely use a 220-240 volt appliance then you will also need to bring a step up power converter for Libya along with the right power adapter.

Do I need a power adapter for Libya?

If the type of Libyan power outlet is different to the power outlet in your home country then you will need a power adapter.

Do I need a plug adapter if I'm visiting Libya from the US?

American plugs won't physically fit into a Libyan power outlet so you will need to bring a power adapter for Libya.

What does a power adapter for a Libyan power outlet do?

A power adapter enables visitors travelling from a different country to use their electronic and electrical appliances and devices in Libya by adapting the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libya - Libya Wikipedia page.
  2. Type D plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type D power outlets without converting voltage.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor