You are thinking of a journey to Djibouti but you are worried about if you will use your appliances or not. Before you set on your trip, you need to know all the plug socket, voltage, and frequency used in Djibouti. What do you need to know about the using of your appliances before you start your trip to Djibouti?
The Electrical plug socket in Djibouti:
- Djibouti standard voltage: 220 V
- Standard frequency: 50 HZ
- Djibouti power Plug Types: C and E.
The power plugs sockets in Djibouti:
The power plugs and sockets in Djibouti are of type C and E.
- First one is the plug type C which has two round pins, this plug socket is also known as the standard Euro plug, and this socket work with the plug E and the plug F.
- The second one is the plug type E, this plug type is of the French origin, and this plug socket also works with the plug type C and with the plug type F.
The frequency and voltage in Djibouti:
Electricity in Djibouti is 220 Volts, alternating at 50 cycles per second. You will work with your electric devices in Djibouti, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220V – 240 V as is in the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa.
But, If the frequency in Djibouti (50 Hz) differs from the one in your country, it is not good for you to use your appliances. And if you travel to Djibouti with an appliance that does not accept 220 Volts at 50 Hertz, you will need a voltage converter.
The transformer in Djibouti:
The transformers have a much lower maximum Watt rating, usually 50 or 100. It can often be used constantly also give better electricity for low wattage appliances like battery chargers, radios, laptop computers, cameras andmp3 players. But if your appliances plug has a different shape, you may need a plug adapter. And depending on how much you plan to travel in the future, it may be useful to get a combination plug adapter and a voltage converter.
Some information for the travelers living in the United States of America:
If you are travel from the United States to Djibouti, you will need a travel adapter in your trip. Because in Djibouti, the people are using different plugs and electrical outlets that are not compatible with plugs from the United States.
Djibouti uses electrical outlets of type C and E. The Electrical outlets of type A and B, which are common in the United States, are not in use in Djibouti.
The voltage in Djibouti is higher than the 120 volts in the United States. So this difference means that you have to be a worry when you are using your electrical devices in the United States.
IN Djibouti the frequency is lower than the 60 Hertz in use in the United States. It may not be a problem for most of your devices, but you still have to be careful.