Mongolia power adapters - What adapter do I need for Mongolia?

Power adapters for Mongolia

Varying complicated voltages and standards can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Mongolia. This page has links to step by step instructions showing exactly how to charge your devices when travelling to Mongolia using the Type E or C Mongolian 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power adapters will vary depending on which region you travelling to so we suggest reading the Wikiconnections global power adapters guide where you'll find a full list of destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Mongolia?

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

What is the best power adapter for Mongolia?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapters that permit a different shaped power plug from a different region to correctly slot into a wall socket in Mongolia.

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

Can a power adapter convert the voltage from a Mongolian power outlet?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Mongolian power outlet and can't convert to a higher voltage. If you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt device you will also need a more expensive step down power converter for Mongolia along with the right type of adapter.

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

A power adapter enables visitors travelling from a different location to use their own electrical appliances and devices in Mongolia by changing the shape of the plug from one shape to another.

Do I need a power adapter for Mongolia?

It will depend on the shape of plug you are attempting to use in Mongolia and the location you are travelling from.

Will I need a power adapter if I'm visiting Mongolia from the US?

US plugs won't fit in a Mongolian power outlet so you will need to bring a power adapter for Mongolia, and as the voltage is much higher you will also need to use a power converter for Mongolia if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage to prevent damage or overheating.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongolia - Mongolia Wikipedia page.
  2. Type E plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type E power outlets without converting voltage, estimated cost between $5 to $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor