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Egypt Egypt electrical outlets : do I need a travel adapter?

You're going to travel to Egypt and you don't know if your electric devices (your computer, mobile phone, battery charger...) will be able to work there?

To know if you need a travel plug adapter to go to Egypt, you have to consider 3 things : the shape of the plugs, the voltage and the frequency of the current delivered by electrical outlets in Egypt.

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Egypt

Here are the shape of the sockets in Egypt, and the the types of plugs used in Egypt :

electrical outlet socket type C in Egypt
type C
electrical outlet socket type E in Egypt
type E
electrical outlet socket type F in Egypt
type F

plug type c  plug type e  plug type ef  plug type f  

Plug adapter for Egypt

If none of your usual plug is compatible, you should buy a travel adapter to be able to plug your electric devices in Egypt (please visit our selection on Amazon for more details).

best travel adapters for egypt

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Egypt

What is the type of electrical outlets and current in Egypt?

The type of electrical outlets in Egypt is Type C and Type F.

The current used in Egypt is 220 volts at a frequency of 50 Hz.

How can I charge the battery of my phone or computer in Egypt?

Charging your phone or computer in Egypt is relatively simple. The country uses a standard voltage of 220-240 volts, with a frequency of 50 Hz. Here are the steps you can follow:

1. Check the power adapter: Make sure your phone or computer's power adapter is compatible with the voltage and frequency in Egypt. Most modern devices can handle different voltage ranges, but it's essential to double-check.

2. Universal power adapter or plug adapter: If your device's power adapter has a removable plug, you may only need a plug adapter to fit into the Egyptian power outlets. These plug adapters are easy to find and can be purchased in most electronics stores or even at the airport.

3. Power strip or surge protector: It's a good idea to have a power strip or surge protector to connect your devices. This way, you can charge multiple devices simultaneously using a single adapter and reduce the risk of power surges damaging your electronics.

4. Find a power outlet: In Egypt, power outlets generally have two or three round-pin sockets. Look for a suitable outlet and ensure it corresponds to the voltage and frequency mentioned earlier.

5. Plug and charge: Once you have the right adapter or plug, simply plug it into the power outlet, and then connect your phone or computer's charging cable to the adapter. Your device should start charging immediately.

It's worth noting that in some hotels or accommodations, you might find power outlets with a two-pin socket (Europlug). In such cases, you may need a Europlug to Egyptian plug adapter.

Remember to exercise caution and unplug your devices when not in use to avoid overcharging or potential electrical issues. If you have any concerns or doubts, consult the user manual or contact the manufacturer for specific instructions regarding charging your particular device in Egypt.

Which power adapter should I buy for Egypt?

For Egypt, you will need to buy a power adapter compatible with the country's electrical outlets. Egypt uses Type C and Type F power sockets.

Type C sockets have two round pins, while Type F sockets have two round pins with two earth clips on the side.

Make sure to choose a power adapter that supports both Type C and Type F sockets for use in Egypt.

What are the 20 largest cities in Egypt?

The 20 largest cities in Egypt are:

  1. Cairo
  2. Alexandria
  3. Giza
  4. Shubra El-Kheima
  5. Port Said
  6. Suez
  7. Luxor
  8. El-Mahalla El-Kubra
  9. Tanta
  10. Asyut
  11. Ismailia
  12. Fayyum
  13. Zagazig
  14. Aswan
  15. Damietta
  16. Damanhur
  17. Minya
  18. Beni Suef
  19. Qena
  20. Sohag