Last updated: 27 January 2021
What type of plugs and sockets are used in Western Sahara?
In Western Sahara, plug and socket types C and E are used. Since type F plugs are identical to type E plugs, they can also be used with type E sockets. Western Sahara uses the same plugs and receptacles as neighbouring Morocco, since 80% of its territory is occupied and administered by that country.
- 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 Western Sahara?
Just like in many other African countries, the voltage in Western Sahara is 220 volts and the frequency is 50 Hz.