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.

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 Western Sahara?

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

220 V ~ 50 Hz

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