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Travel Adaptor for Congo (Democratic Republic of)

There are multiple socket types used in Congo (Democratic Republic of) (C / D / E). Type C/E is the most commonly found so a UK 3 pin to type C/E adaptor should allow you to connect your appliances in many cases. If you want to be sure though a better option may be to invest in a worldwide adaptor that is a single unit capable of connecting to multiple socket types.
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Please be aware that whilst a travel adaptor will allow you to physically plug a UK 3 pin plug into a different socket it will not change the voltage or frequency of the supply.

Voltage - The mains voltage in Congo (Democratic Republic of) is 220 V which is compatible with all UK appliances (UK voltage is currently specified as 230 V +10% / - 6%).

Frequency - The frequency in Congo (Democratic Republic of) is 50 Hz which is the same as the UK.

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Please note that while we take great care to give the best advice available our recommendations may not always be the most suitable for your particular circumstances. When you travel as much as we do you come to realise that some countries just don't know how to stick to the rules! Please use our recommendations responsibly and do some extra research on the particular area that you are travelling to if necessary.

Plug / Socket Types in use in
Congo (Democratic Republic of)


Voltage: 220 V
Frequency: 50 Hz

Type C Socket used in Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Type C Socket

Type C Plug used in Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Type C Plug

Type D Socket used in Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Type D Socket

Type D Plug used in Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Type D Plug

Type E Socket used in Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Type E Socket

Type E Plug used in Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Type E Plug



At a Glance

Congo (Democratic Republic of) flag
 
 
 
 
Capital:
Kinshasa
Population:
77,433,744
(2014 estimate)
Area:
2,345,409 km2
(905,568 sq mi)
   Land:
95.7 %
   Water:
4.3 %
 
 
 
 
Time Zone:
UTC +1 to UTC +2
Dialling Code:
+243
Currency:
Congo/Kinshasa Franc (CDF)
Language:
French
 
 
 
 
Country Code:
(ISO 3166-1 alpha-2)
CD
Country Code:
(ISO 3166-1 alpha-3)
COD
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