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Travel Adaptor for Sri Lanka

There are multiple socket types used in Sri Lanka (D / G / M). Type D is the most commonly found so a UK 3 pin to type D 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 Sri Lanka is 230 V which is compatible with all UK appliances (UK voltage is currently specified as 230 V +10% / - 6%).

Frequency - The frequency in Sri Lanka is 50 Hz which is the same as the UK.

Special considerations - Increased use of type G in new houses/establishments. Mainly in Colombo and high end hotels.

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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
Sri Lanka


Voltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz

Type D Socket used in Sri Lanka
Type D Socket

Type D Plug used in Sri Lanka
Type D Plug

Type G Socket used in Sri Lanka
Type G Socket

Type G Plug used in Sri Lanka
Type G Plug

Type M Socket used in Sri Lanka
Type M Socket

Type M Plug used in Sri Lanka
Type M Plug



At a Glance

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Capital:
Sri Jayawardenepura-Kotte
Population:
20,064,776
(Jul 2006 estimate)
Area:
65,610 km2
(25,332 sq mi)
   Land:
98.67 %
   Water:
1.33 %
 
 
 
 
Time Zone:
UTC +5.5
Dialling Code:
+94
Currency:
Sri Lanka Rupee (LKR)
Language:
Sinhala, Tamil
 
 
 
 
Country Code:
(ISO 3166-1 alpha-2)
LK
Country Code:
(ISO 3166-1 alpha-3)
LKA
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