Botswana is a landlocked country in southern Africa. Most of this country’s area is occupied by the Kalahari desert. Are you planning a trip there? The Kalahari desert is a place of great interest to many scientists, but you may just want to experience the rich culture, the warm climate, or the unique food. But you should know that Botswana uses electrical plugs that are probably shaped differently from the ones you are used to in the United States. You might be planning to bring some of your electronics to Botswana , but American-style plugs are not used at all in Botswana . There are six different types of plugs that are used around the world, and most countries outside North and South America use the common three-cylindrical-pronged design. Botswana uses this model, but also a two-prong design. But you do not need to buy new electronics in Botswana in order to use any electronics there. You simply need plug adapters. Purchase both types that you will need in Botswana , and be sure to buy the correct kind, keeping in mind there are six total plug types, and Botswana only uses two.
Most places outside of North America also use a higher voltage current. 110v is the voltage used by North America and most of Central and South America. However, in most other continents, 220v is used. In countries where 220v is used, it is important to bring a voltage converter that has a 25% higher wattage rating than the appliance you are using it for. In Botswana , the voltage used is 220v, the most commonly used voltage. So if you are going to Botswana , be sure to also get a voltage converter . This does not apply if you are bringing dual-voltage appliances. However, single-volt appliances will need a voltage converter . The wattage should be indicated on the indication panel of the devices. If not, multiply the voltage by the amp. Then you can buy the correct voltage converter s for your selected appliances.

Botswana plug adapter
Botswana voltage converter