Turkmenistan is a country in Central Asia that’s bordered by Uzbekistan to the northeast and the Caspian Sea to the west. Turkmenistan’s former soviet identity is visible throughout the Capital, Ashgabat. The Karakum desert covers a big portion of the country where you can ride a camel or camp by the Darvaza Gas Crater. The ancient silk road passes by the country, with a few significant stops along the road. If you’re into history and archaeological excavation, visit the ruins of Gonur Depe that date back to 2200 BCE.
What plug sockets are used in Turkmenistan?
In Turkmenistan the plug sockets used are type C / F, the following pictures show the outlets and plugs needed. When travelling from the UK you will need an adapter for types C / F.
If you’re after an adapter we would suggest looking into this Multi purpose travel adapters.
Please do double check that it meets your needs.
What voltage & frequency is used in Turkmenistan?
In Turkmenistan, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. This means you will be able to use all of your normal appliances in Turkmenistan as the voltage is exactly the same as in the UK, making your journey much easier. On this note, it is important to make sure you do check your appliances to confirm this is the case. Many appliances can be used across the world as they include a converter, this will be noted on the label showing ‘INPUT 100-240V, 50/60Hz’ meaning it can be used anywhere in the world. Most products such as laptop chargers, tablet chargers, cameras, phones, and toothbrushes are included in this category, but please do a double check.
Recommended plugs, adaptors & gadgets
We have provided some recommendations for a multi-purpose adapter as well as some other gadgets you may need such as USB chargers for traveling. Making sure you have the right gear is a must! Please double check the product on Amazon before ordering.