Iraq adapters - What plug adapter do I need for Iraq?

Power adapters for Iraq

Varying complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can all cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Iraq. This page contains links to step by step instructions demonstrating exactly which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when you're travelling to Iraq using their standard types G, C or D Iraqi 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power adapters vary depending on which area you visiting therefore please read the WikiConnections travel power adapters list for a full list showing charging devices in different destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Iraq?

The best power adapter for Iraq is a Type G power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 230 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Iraq?

What is a power adapter for an Iraqi power outlet?

Power adapters are small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapters which permit a power outlet in Iraq to accept a power plug from a foreign region.

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Iraq?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Iraqi power outlet and is unable to convert to a different voltage. If you need to safely use any 100-120 volt device then you will also need to bring a step down power converter.

Do I need a plug adapter for Iraq?

This depends on the shape of plug you want to use in Iraq.

What does a power adapter for Iraq do?

A power adapter allows a visitor travelling from another location to use their electrical devices in Iraq by altering the shape of the plug from one type to another.

Where to buy a power adapter for Iraq in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Iraq in the UK

Iraq to UK power adapters will most likely be available to buy in the UK from airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Stansted, Luton, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Birmingham prior to departure, however the range of adapters might be limited to popular destinations. It is recommended to research the exact type of adapter required prior to shopping at the airport. Look in the travel accessories section of airport newsagents, electronic stores and pharmacists such as WH Smith, Dixons or Boots but expect to pay 50% more than regular prices.

It will be more convenient and cheaper to buy the correct power adapter in advance of your trip. UK high street electrical shops, newsagents and chemists such as Currys PC World, WH Smith or Boots normally typically only sell popular types of travel adapters covering a limited number of countries however for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online. In January 2019 we checked 2 high street branches of WH Smiths without seeing any power adapters available to purchase and 1 branch of Boots only had a pack of European adapters available.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iraq - Iraqi Wiki page.
  2. Type G plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type G power outlets without converting voltage, under £10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor