Last updated: 24 March 2023
What type of plugs and sockets are used in Equatorial Guinea?
When you are going on a trip to Equatorial Guinea, be sure to pack the appropriate travel plug adapter that fits the local sockets. But what do those electrical outlets look like? In Equatorial Guinea, 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.
- 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
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.