Are you planning to visit Mozambique, wondering whether your cell phone or your laptop keeps on working when you are there?
Before that this is some things you need to know:
- What’s the kind of plug is used in Mozambique?
- What’s the standard voltage and frequency in Mozambique?
- The travel adapter in Mozambique
The Electricity in Mozambique:
- The standard voltage is : 220 V
- The standard frequency is : 50 HZ
- The power Plug Types are : C,F and M
The power plugs and sockets in Mozambique:
The power plugs and sockets in Mozambique are of type C,F and M. Check out the following pictures:
Type C: This plug type has two round pins, is also known as the standard Euro plug. And this plug socket also works with plug type E and plug type F.
Type F: Is the plug type which has two round pins with two earth clips on the side, is also known as Schuko. And this socket also works with plug type C and the plug type E
Type M: This plug has three round pins, it looks like plug D, but with larger pins. And this socket only works with plug type M.
The voltage and frequency in Mozambique:
- The all sockets in Mozambique provide a standard voltage of 220V with a standard frequency of 50Hz.
You will use all your devices in Mozambique if the standard voltage in your own country is the range of 220V and 240V. And this is the case in Australia, Europe, United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.
But, if the standard voltage in your country is between 100V and 127V (which is most common in the United State, Canada, and countries in South America) you will need a voltage converter in Mozambique.
The travel adapter in Mozambique:
You need to know what to pack with you, to make sure you can use your personal electrical appliances safely
when you are in Mozambique. And this normally includes the use of the travel adapter which is a device that you permits you to plug any UK electrical appliance into a foreign electrical socket.
The following information for travels who are living in the United State of America:
You will need a travel adapter for a trip from the United States to Mozambique. Because the people in
Mozambique is using different plugs and electrical outlets that are not compatible with plugs from the United States!
Mozambique uses electrical outlets of type C, F, and M. The electrical outlets of type A and B, which are common in the United States, are not in use in Mozambique.
The voltage is higher than the 120 volts in the United States. It means that you have to be careful when using electrical devices purchased in the United States:
Please read the instruction manual of your device and check at which voltage it is safe to use. The frequency is lower than the frequency in the United States. It may not be a problem for most of your Devices.