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

Power adapters for Iraq

Varying complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can all cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Iraq. This page contains links to step by step instructions demonstrating exactly which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when you're travelling to Iraq using their standard types G, C or D Iraqi 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power adapters vary depending on which area you visiting therefore please read the WikiConnections travel power adapters list for a full list showing charging devices in different destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Iraq?

The best power adapter for Iraq is a Type G power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 230 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Iraq?

What is a power adapter for an Iraqi power outlet?

Power adapters are small and lightweight plastic adapters that permit an Iraqi 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 Iraq?

No - a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Iraqi 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 Iraq?

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

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

If you are travelling from America bring a plug adapter for Iraq because a US plug won't physically fit into an Iraqi power outlet, and as the voltage is 230 volts you will also need to use a power converter for Iraq to prevent overheating or damage to your appliance or device if it isn't dual voltage.

What does a power adapter for Iraq do?

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

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