Many times you felt confusing about the using of your appliances when you thinking to travel to another country, you started to search about the voltage and the types of plugs to make sure you can use your devices in that country. For this, in this article, we will help you to discover the entire electric plug-in Ghana.
The Electricity In Ghana:
- Ghana wall Outlet Voltage : 230V
- Ghana The standard frequency : 50 HZ
- Ghana Power Plug Types : D and G.
The power plugs and sockets in Ghana:
The power plugs and sockets in Ghana are of type D and type G, you can check out the following pictures:
Type D: These plug types are mainly used in India, Nepal, some of the African countries also in Sri Lanka. Is only works with plug type D.
Type G: Is a type of British Origin. This plug socket is only works with the plug G.
The voltage and frequency in Ghana:
The standard voltage in Ghana is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. If the standard voltage in your country is between 220 V and 240 V like in Europe, Australia, and the United Kingdom, then you can use your devices in Ghana.
In otherwise, if the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100 V and 127 V which is common in the United State, Canada, and most South American countries, you will need a voltage converter in Ghana.
But if the frequency in Ghana is differing from the one in your country, it is useful for you to use your appliances.
you could try to use the appliance for a short time at your own risk if there is no voltage difference.
The travel adapter:
Ghana operates on 230 V and a frequency of 50 HZ, the plug types of D and G. If your appliance is of 230 volts or is a double voltage and your plug can fit in a Ghanaian power outlet then it can work in Ghana. But if your
the device is 230 volts or is dual voltage but your plug doesn’t fit in a Ghanaian power outlet it means that you will need a right plug adapter for Ghana such a Type G plug adapter.
If you are traveling from the United States of America to Ghana:
You will need a plug travel adapter for a trip from the United States to Ghana. The people are using many plugs and outlets that are not compatible with plugs from the United States.
Ghana uses electrical outlets of type D and G. The electrical outlets of type A and B, which are common in the United States, are not in use in Ghana.
The voltage is higher than the 120 volts in the United States. It means that you have to be careful when you are using your electrical devices bought in the United States.
The frequency is lower than the 60 Hertz in use in the United States. And this difference may not be a problem for most of your devices, but you still have to be wary.