Last updated: 13 August 2020

What type of plugs and sockets are used in Equatorial Guinea?

In Equatorial Guinea, plug and socket types C and E are the official standards. Since type F plugs are identical to type E plugs, they can also be used with type E sockets. Equatorial Guinea has standardized on the same plugs and receptacles as neigbouring Gabon and Cameroon.




Type E

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Type C

  • commonly used in Europe, South America & Asia
  • 2 pins
  • not grounded
  • 2.5 A, 10 A & 16 A
  • almost always 220 – 240 V
  • socket compatible with plug type C
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What is the mains voltage in Equatorial Guinea?

Just like in many other African countries, the voltage in Equatorial Guinea is 220 volts and the frequency is 50 Hz.

220 V ~ 50 Hz



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