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How to use plugs from Cameroon in Niger

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Cameroon to Niger 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

  Cameroon Niger  
Voltage: 220V. 220V. icons/teeth.gif  
Plugs Type: C, E. A, B, C, D, E, F. icons/teeth.gif icons/question.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 Cameroon the following plugs are used: (includes Yaoundé, Maroua, Douala, Limbe, N’Gaoundér, Bamenda, Foumban.)

Cameroon' Plug Type C Cameroon' Plug Type E
Plug Type C Plug Type E
Cameroon' Outlet Type C Cameroon' Outlet Type E
Outlet Type C Outlet Type E

... and in Niger you will use: (includes Niamey, Filingué, Kouré, Agadez, Arlit, Diffa, Maradi.)

Niger' Plug Type A Niger' Plug Type B Niger' Plug Type C Niger' Plug Type D Niger' Plug Type E Niger' Plug Type F
Plug Type A Plug Type B Plug Type C Plug Type D Plug Type E Plug Type F
Niger' Outlet Type A Niger' Outlet Type B Niger' Outlet Type C Niger' Outlet Type D Niger' Outlet Type E Niger' Outlet Type F
Outlet Type A Outlet Type B Outlet Type C Outlet Type D Outlet Type E Outlet Type F

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 Niger without requiring a voltage adapter.

Plugs Type

Some connectors are used in both countries

You will be able to plug the devices directly in Niger (please read other sections of this reports in regards to voltage, etc.). Perhaps you will need adapters for some sockets, but it is usually easier to find adapters at destination if your plug is already being used in the country. Sometimes different cities uses different systems, you might need to do a bit more of research. If you find more information please let us know.

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 Cameroon in outlets type B from Niger back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Cameroon in outlets type B from Niger
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: B.

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

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

This adapter is probably illegal in some countries, we put it here for educational purposes; it does not have earth connection but it allows earthed plugs to be connected to it. It has no finger-terminal protection. Try to go for a more expensive and safer alternative.

Adapter: generic

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

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

Simple, small and cheap. You can buy half a dozen of them for almost no money and they will not occupy space in your travel bag. its drawback, it does not have earth-connection but it might not be required for some devices.

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type E from Cameroon in outlets type B from Niger back view of generic adapter to use plugs type E from Cameroon in outlets type B from Niger
Front Back

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

Solid and safe plug with all the required protections, it does one job right. The only comment is that the rounded terminals are usually used with 220v but flat ones tend to be 110v, So please double check your device can handle the voltage difference.

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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