Syria adapters - What plug adapter do I need for Syria?

Power adapters for Syria

Different frequencies and standards can all cause confusion when planning on visiting a foreign country to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Syria. This page contains links to step by step instructions demonstrating which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when you're visiting Syria using the standard types E, C or L Syrian 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power adapters will change depending on which country you are in so please read the power adapters page for a full list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Syria?

The best power adapter for Syria is a Type E power adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 220 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Syria?

What is a power adapter for a Syrian power outlet?

Power adapters are small and lightweight plastic adapters that permit a Syrian power outlet to accept a different type of power plug from a foreign region.

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

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Syria?

No - a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Syrian power outlet and can't convert the power to a different voltage. If you wish to safely use a 100, 110 or 120 volt device then you will also need a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

Do I need a plug adapter for Syria?

If the power plug that you want to use isn't the same as the type of Syrian power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

Do I need a power adapter if I'm visiting Syria from the US?

If you are travelling from America bring a plug adapter for Syria because a US plug won't physically fit into a Syrian power outlet, and as the voltage is 220 volts you will also need to use a power converter for Syria to prevent overheating or damage to your appliance or device if it isn't dual voltage.

What does a power adapter for Syria do?

A power adapter allows visitors from another location to use their electronic appliances and devices in Syria by altering the shape of the plug from one type to another.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syria - Syrian Wiki page.
  2. Type E plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type E power outlets without converting voltage, costing under $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor