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

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

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Senegal

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

electrical outlet socket type D in Senegal
type D
electrical outlet socket type C in Senegal
type C

plug type c  plug type d  

Plug adapter for Senegal

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

best travel adapters for senegal

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Senegal

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

The type of electrical outlets used in Senegal is the Type C and Type E outlets.

Type C outlets have two round pins, while type E outlets have two round pins with an additional hole for the grounding pin.

The electrical current in Senegal is 230 volts with a frequency of 50 hertz.

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

Charging your phone or computer in Senegal follows the standard charging process. You will need:

1. Power Adapter: Check the type of power adapter required for your device. In Senegal, the standard voltage is 230 volts, and the frequency is 50 Hz. The power plugs and sockets used are of type C, D, E and K. Make sure your power adapter is compatible or use a universal adapter.

2. USB Cable: Connect your phone or computer to the power adapter using a USB cable. Ensure that the cable is in good condition and supports charging.

3. Power Source: Find a power outlet or socket that is easily accessible. Senegal's power outlets generally support the Europlug (Type C), British BS 1363 (Type G), and the Sénégalese standard (Type E). Choose the appropriate socket based on your power adapter type.

4. Plug-in: Insert the power adapter plug into the socket and ensure a firm connection. Make sure the electricity supply is turned on.

5. Charging Indicator: Your device should start charging once connected to the power source. Check for the charging icon or notification on your phone or computer's screen to confirm the charging process has begun.

6. Charging Time: Depending on the device and battery capacity, it may take some time for your phone or computer to charge fully. Monitor the battery level on your device and disconnect once it reaches the desired level.

Remember to always use genuine chargers and cables to ensure safe and efficient charging. In case of any doubts, consult the device's user manual or contact the manufacturer for specific charging instructions.

Which power adapter should I buy for Senegal?

For traveling to Senegal, it is recommended to use a power adapter Type C or Type E.

Type C power adapter has two round pins and is commonly used in Europe.

Type E power adapter has two round pins and a hole for the male grounding pin. It is commonly used in France.

Make sure to check the power requirements of your devices. The standard voltage in Senegal is 230V, and the frequency is 50Hz.

It is always a good idea to carry a universal power adapter that supports multiple plug types. This will ensure that you can use your devices in different countries without any issues.

What are the 20 largest cities in Senegal?

The 20 largest cities in Senegal are:

  1. Dakar
  2. Touba
  3. Thiès
  4. Ziguinchor
  5. Saint-Louis
  6. Kaolack
  7. Mbour
  8. Saint-Louis
  9. Tambacounda
  10. Diourbel
  11. Louga
  12. Rufisque
  13. Kédougou
  14. Kolda
  15. Matam
  16. Tivaouane
  17. Fatick
  18. Inor
  19. Bignona
  20. Dahra