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

Power adapters for Somalia

Varying different standards and voltages can all lead to confusion when planning to stay in another country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Somalia. This page contains links to instructions telling you how to charge your devices when you're visiting Somalia by using their standard 220 volt 50Hz C Type wall outlet, the Somalis will use Europlugs for charging. Power adapters will change regionally therefore we recommend reading our WikiConnections travel power adapters list where you'll find a full list of destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Somalia?

The best power adapter for Somalia will be a Type C power adapter [2] which allows you to use any 220 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Somalia?

What is a power adapter?

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

Do I need a power adapter for Somalia?

If the type of Somali 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 for Somalia if I'm from America?

If you are travelling from America then bring a power adapter for Somalia because an American plug won't fit in a Somali power outlet, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Somalia if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage which prevents overheating or damage.

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

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

Does a power adapter change the voltage in Somalia?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Somali power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a different voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100-120 volt appliance then you also need to bring a step down power converter for Somalia.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somalia - Somalia Wikipedia page.
  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