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Guide for the traveller with plugs

How to use plugs from Benin in Togo

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Benin to Togo 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

  Benin Togo  
Voltage: 220V. 220V. icons/teeth.gif  
Plugs Type: E. C. 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 Benin the following plugs are used: (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

... and in Togo you will use: (includes Lomé, Kpalimé, Sokodé, Kara, Aného, Dapaong, Atakpamé.)

Togo' Plug Type C
Plug Type C
Togo' Outlet Type C
Outlet Type C


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 Togo 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.


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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.


Equal Hertz

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

Finally, by the way ...

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