Power adapter for Tajikistan - What plug adapter do I need for Tajikistan?

Power adapters for Tajikistan

Complicated combinations of voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Tajikistan. This page contains links to step by step instructions telling you exactly how to supply power to your devices when you're travelling to Tajikistan using their standard types F or C Tajikistani 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power adapters will vary depending on which country you're taking a trip to therefore please read our Wikiconnections world power adapters page where you'll find a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Tajikistan?

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

What is the best power adapter for Tajikistan?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Tajikistan is a small and cheap plastic adapter which permits a Tajikistani power outlet to accept a different type of power plug from an appliance from another region.

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

What does a power adapter for Tajikistan do?

A power adapter allows a visitor travelling from another location to use their own electronic and electrical devices in Tajikistan by adapting the shape of the power plug to fit the power outlet.

Do I need a plug adapter for Tajikistan?

If the power plug that you want to use is different to the type of Tajikistani power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

Will I need a plug adapter for Tajikistan if I'm visiting from the US?

US plugs won't fit into a Tajikistani power outlet so you will need to bring a plug adapter for Tajikistan, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Tajikistan if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage which prevents damage or overheating.

Does a power adapter change the voltage from a Tajikistani power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Tajikistani power outlet and can't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance you will also need a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Tajikistan in the US

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Tajikistan in the US

Tajikistan to US power adapters will most likely be available in most major US International airports prior to departure, however the range of adapters might be limited to popular destinations. It is recommended to research the exact type of adapter required prior to shopping at the airport. Look in the travel accessories section of airport newsagents, electronic stores and pharmacists such as Hudson News or Brookstone, but expect to pay more than regular prices. Airports will be your last chance to buy a power adapter before departure, always check the returns policy to ensure you can easily exchange or refund a faulty or unsuitable product in an airside shop.

It will be more convenient and cheaper to buy the correct power adapter in advance of your trip. High street electrical stores such as Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Home Depot or Fry's normally sell a limited range of travel adapters to popular locations but for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tajikistan - Tajikistan country Wiki page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage, costs around $5.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor