Benin

Are you planning to visit Benin? Check if you need a power plug adapter or voltage converter for the power sockets (outlets) used in Benin.

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Power plug adapter needed in Benin?

In Benin the power sockets are of type E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

  • You don't need a power plug adapter in Benin, when living in Sweden.

Below you find pictures of the applied power sockets and corresponding plugs. And we provide more information about the voltage and frequency.

Which power plugs and sockets in Benin?

In Benin the power sockets are of type E. Check out the following pictures. When living in Sweden you don't need a power plug adapter in Benin. Your power plugs fit. Make sure that your appliances with plug F have an extra pinhole for use in socket E.

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    What voltage and frequency in Benin?

    In Benin the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in Benin, because the standard voltage (220 V) is (more or less) the same as in Sweden (230 V). Manufacturers take these small deviations into account.

    To be sure, check the label on the appliance. Some appliances never need a converter. If the label states 'INPUT: 100-240V, 50/60 Hz' the appliance can be used in all countries in the world. This is common for chargers of tablets/laptops, photo cameras, cell phones, toothbrushes, etc.

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