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

You're going to travel to Iran 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 Iran, you have to consider 3 things : the shape of the plugs, the voltage and the frequency of the current delivered by electrical outlets in Iran.

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Iran

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

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

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

Plug adapter for Iran

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

best travel adapters for iran

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Iran

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

The type of electrical outlets in Iran are Type C and Type F. Type C outlets are two-pin sockets that are commonly used in Europe, while Type F outlets are two-pin sockets with two grounding clips on the sides, which are also commonly used in countries in Europe.

The current in Iran is 220 volts and the frequency is 50 Hz.

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

Charging your phone or computer in Iran is a simple process. You can follow these steps:

1. Check the voltage: Iran uses a voltage of 220 volts, so make sure your charger and device are compatible with this voltage. Most modern chargers and devices support a wide range of voltages, but it's always a good idea to double-check.

2. Obtain a power adapter: The power outlets in Iran have two round pins, so you might need a power adapter to fit your charger plug into the socket. You can easily find power adapters at local electronics stores or purchase one online before your trip.

3. Locate power outlets: Once you have a power adapter, find an available power outlet in your hotel room, accommodation, or public areas like airports, cafes, or charging stations. Ensure that the outlet is in working condition.

4. Connect the charger: Insert your charger plug into the power adapter (if necessary) and then plug it into the power outlet. Make sure the connection is secure and the charger is receiving power.

5. Charge your device: Connect the other end of your charger to your phone or computer. Your device should start charging immediately. You can check the battery icon on your device's screen to confirm the charging process.

Note: It's always advisable to use your own charger and avoid using public or unknown charging stations to prevent any potential risks or data theft.

Remember to keep an eye on your device while charging and unplug it once the battery is sufficiently charged to avoid overcharging or any electrical mishaps.

That's it! Enjoy having your phone or computer charged during your stay in Iran!

Which power adapter should I buy for Iran?

When purchasing a power adapter for Iran, it is important to consider the specific requirements and voltage standards in the country. Iran operates on a 230-volt system with a frequency of 50 Hz. Therefore, you will need a power adapter that is compatible with these specifications.

It is recommended to purchase a Type C or Type F power adapter for use in Iran. These adapters have two rounded pins and are commonly used in European countries. They are suitable for devices with two-pin plugs.

It is also a good idea to check if your electronic devices are compatible with the voltage in Iran. Most modern devices are designed to work with a wide range of voltages (110-240 volts), but it is important to double-check to avoid any potential damage.

Before making a purchase, it is advisable to consult with the manufacturer or check the device's specifications to ensure compatibility. Additionally, you can also inquire about power adapters at your local electronics stores or online retailers that specialize in international travel accessories.

By considering the voltage requirements and obtaining the appropriate power adapter, you can ensure that your electronic devices will function properly during your trip to Iran.

What are the 20 largest cities in Iran?

Here is a list of the 20 largest cities in Iran:

  1. Tehran

  2. Mashhad

  3. Isfahan

  4. Karaj

  5. Tabriz

  6. Shiraz

  7. Qom

  8. Ahvaz

  9. Kermanshah

  10. Urmia

  11. Zahedan

  12. Rasht

  13. Kerman

  14. Hamedan

  15. Yazd

  16. Ardabil

  17. Bandar Abbas

  18. Arak

  19. Orumiyeh

  20. Sanandaj