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How to use plugs from Bangladesh in Benin

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Bangladesh to Benin in this page. If you want a report for other countries, re-start the wizard to find to electric adapters for your trip here.

Quick Chart at-a-glance

  Bangladesh Benin  
Voltage: 220V. 220V. icons/teeth.gif  
Plugs Type: A, C, D, G, K. E. icons/exclamation2.gif  
Hertz: 50Hz. 50Hz. icons/teeth.gif  

If you are electrical savvy, perhaps the previous chart is all you need. If this is not the case, you can continue reading and discover what the chart is saying!

Plugs and Sockets at each country

In Bangladesh the following plugs are used: (includes Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Cox’s Bazar, Khulna, Rangpur.)

Bangladesh' Plug Type A Bangladesh' Plug Type C Bangladesh' Plug Type D Bangladesh' Plug Type G Bangladesh' Plug Type K
Plug Type A Plug Type C Plug Type D Plug Type G Plug Type K
Bangladesh' Outlet Type A Bangladesh' Outlet Type C Bangladesh' Outlet Type D Bangladesh' Outlet Type G Bangladesh' Outlet Type K
Outlet Type A Outlet Type C Outlet Type D Outlet Type G Outlet Type K

... and in Benin you will use: (includes Porto-Novo, Cotonou, Porto Novo, Ouidah, Natitingou, Grand Popo, Abomey.)

Benin' Plug Type E
Plug Type E
Benin' Outlet Type E
Outlet Type E

Voltage

Exact voltage

Perfect! This is very good! You will not need any sort of voltage adapter (they are always big, heavy and they can't handle too much energy. i.e. might have problems with hairdryers). You can plug your devices to the electric network grid in Benin without requiring a voltage adapter.

Plugs Type

Different plug systems

Different plug systems

Sorry, none of the plugs used in both countries are common. You will definitelly need plug adapters, please continue reading for more information.

Adapters

Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Bangladesh in outlets type E, F from Benin back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Bangladesh in outlets type E, F from Benin
Front Back

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N into outlets type: E, F.

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, D, G, I, M from Bangladesh in outlets type C, E, F, L from Benin back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, D, G, I, M from Bangladesh in outlets type C, E, F, L from Benin
Front Back

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, D, G, I, M into outlets type: C, E, F, L.

This adapter has a safety protection so you don't plug only one terminal into the adapter while touching the other with your finger, because it is generic, when you buy it pay attention to this safety mechanism. Overall a good adapter that has the earth connection pass-though (notice the metallic connector on the side.)

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B from Bangladesh in outlets type C, E, F, L from Benin back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B from Bangladesh in outlets type C, E, F, L from Benin
Front Back

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B into outlets type: C, E, F, L.

A good and solid adapter with earth connection pass-though; because of its construction, it has a good solid grip; On the negative side, two blades plugs are usually 110v, but the two rounded terminals are typically 220v, so please check your device to be sure they will be able to handle the correct voltage when using this adapter.

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type G from Bangladesh in outlets type E from Benin back view of generic adapter to use plugs type G from Bangladesh in outlets type E from Benin
Front Back

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: G into outlets type: E.

Adapters you can buy

You can buy the following multi-purpose adapters from Amazon. Please also take a look at the recommended gadgets for your trip.

Hertz

Equal Hertz

This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same Hertz.


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