en français in english auf Deutsch en español in italiano
choose another country

travel adapters :

best travel adapters for Madagascar

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

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

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Madagascar

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

electrical outlet socket type C in Madagascar
type C
electrical outlet socket type D in Madagascar
type D
electrical outlet socket type E in Madagascar
type E
electrical outlet socket type J in Madagascar
type J
electrical outlet socket type K in Madagascar
type K

plug type c  plug type d  plug type e  plug type ef  plug type f  plug type j  plug type k  

Plug adapter for Madagascar

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

best travel adapters for madagascar

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Madagascar

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

The type of electrical outlets used in Madagascar is type C, E, and J. Type C outlets have two round pins, type E outlets have two round pins with a hole for grounding, and type J outlets have three round pins in a triangular shape.

The standard voltage in Madagascar is 220V and the frequency is 50Hz. It is important to note that voltage and frequency converters may be required for electronic devices that are not compatible with these specifications.

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

Charging your phone or computer in Madagascar is typically done using the standard electrical outlets found in most parts of the country. The electrical voltage in Madagascar is 220-240 volts, with a frequency of 50 Hertz.

To charge your device, you will need an adapter plug if the plug type of your charger is different from the ones used in Madagascar. The most common plug types in Madagascar are Type C and Type E, which have two round pins and two round pins with a hole, respectively.

If your charger uses a different type of plug, you can purchase a universal travel adapter that supports multiple plug types, including Type C or Type E.

Once you have the correct adapter plug, simply plug it into the electrical outlet, and then connect your device's charger to the adapter. Ensure that your charger is compatible with the voltage range in Madagascar. Most modern chargers support a wide voltage range (110-240 volts), but it's always best to check the specifications on your charger or the manufacturer's website.

It's recommended to use surge protectors or voltage stabilizers to protect your device from power fluctuations or surges that may occur in certain areas of Madagascar.

Keep in mind that power outages can happen occasionally in some parts of the country, so it's a good idea to have a portable power bank or backup battery to ensure uninterrupted charging.

Lastly, always ensure you are using genuine chargers and cables that are designed for your specific device, as counterfeit or incompatible accessories may cause damage to your device's battery.

Which power adapter should I buy for Madagascar?

You should buy a power adapter for Madagascar that is compatible with Type C or Type E power sockets.

Type C sockets have two round pins, while Type E sockets have two round pins with an additional grounding connection.

It is recommended to buy a universal power adapter that supports multiple plug types to ensure compatibility with most outlets in Madagascar.

Make sure to check the voltage and frequency used in Madagascar, which is 220-240V and 50Hz respectively, to ensure that your electronic devices are compatible with the local power supply.

What are the 20 largest cities in Madagascar?

The 20 largest cities in Madagascar are:

  1. Antananarivo
  2. Toamasina
  3. Fianarantsoa
  4. Mahajanga
  5. Toliara
  6. Antsirabe
  7. Antsiranana
  8. Antanifotsy
  9. Ambovombe
  10. Ambanja
  11. Nosy Be
  12. Amboasary
  13. Vondrozo
  14. Farafangana
  15. Andoany
  16. Mananara
  17. Maroantsetra
  18. Tsaratanana
  19. Ambilobe
  20. Manakara