Adapters for Mauritania - What plug adapter do I need for Mauritania?

Power adapters for Mauritania

Complicated standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Mauritania. This page has links to useful instructions demonstrating exactly which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when you are visiting Mauritania by using the 220 volt 50Hz C Type Mauritanian wall outlet, with the Mauritanians using Europlugs for wall outlets. You will find power will differ depending on which area you are travelling to so we suggest reading the power adapters page for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Mauritania?

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

What is the best power adapter for Mauritania?

What is a power adapter for a Mauritanian power outlet?

Power adapters are compact, cheap and lightweight plastic adapters which allow an electrical socket in Mauritania to accept a different type of power plug from an appliance from another region.

Will a power adapter change the voltage from a Mauritanian power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Mauritanian power outlet and can't convert the power to a different voltage. If you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance you will also need a more expensive step down power converter.

Do I need a plug adapter in Mauritania?

If the power outlet in your home country isn't the same as the shape of the plug outlet in Mauritania then you will need a power adapter.

Do I need a power adapter for Mauritania if I'm visiting from America?

American plugs won't physically fit in a Mauritanian power outlet therefore you will need to use a power adapter for Mauritania, and because the voltage is 220 volts you will also need to use a power converter for Mauritania if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage to prevent overheating or damage.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for a Mauritanian power outlet enables visitors from a different location to use their electrical devices in Mauritania by changing the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritania - wikipedia web page about Mauritania.
  2. Type C plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type C power outlets without converting voltage.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor