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Guide for the traveller with plugs

How to use plugs from Botswana in Faroe Islands

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Botswana to Faroe Islands 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

  Botswana Faroe Islands  
Voltage: 231V. 220V. icons/teeth.gif icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: D, G, M. C, K. 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 Botswana the following plugs are used: (includes Gaborone, Maun, Kasane, Francistown, Ghanzi, Kang, Nata.)

Botswana' Plug Type D Botswana' Plug Type G Botswana' Plug Type M
Plug Type D Plug Type G Plug Type M
Botswana' Outlet Type D Botswana' Outlet Type G Botswana' Outlet Type M
Outlet Type D Outlet Type G Outlet Type M

... and in Faroe Islands you will use: (includes Tórshavn, The Western Islands, Klaksvík, Eysturoy, Streymoy, Vágar, Suðuroy.)

Faroe Islands' Plug Type C Faroe Islands' Plug Type K
Plug Type C Plug Type K
Faroe Islands' Outlet Type C Faroe Islands' Outlet Type K
Outlet Type C Outlet Type K

Faroe Island's Boat

Faroe Island's Boat


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Similar voltage

The voltage is not exact, but the difference is usually tolerable by electrical devices. Its mostly safe to plug your electrical apparatus from Botswana in Faroe Islands without a voltage adapter. If you have any concerns with a special device i.e. a medical device, you probably want to seek further professional help.

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.


Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, D, G, I, M from Botswana in outlets type C, E, F, L from Faroe Islands back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, D, G, I, M from Botswana in outlets type C, E, F, L from Faroe Islands
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.)

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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