Definition

Electric plugs for each country

Electrical plugs and voltages for different countries around the world


Type A
Type B
Type C
Type D
Type E
Type F
Type G
Type H
Type I
Type J
Type K
Type L
Country Often uses same connectors as: Voltage Frequency hz Type of plug
Afghanistan India 220 50 C,F
Algeria India 220 50 C,F
American Samoa Australia 120/240 60 I
Andorra Germany 220 50 C,F
Angola Germany 220 50 C
Anquilla United Kingdom 230 60 A
Antigua United Kingdom 230 60 A,B
Argentina Argentina 220 50 I
Aruba Germany 115/127 60 A,B,F
Australia Australia 240 50 I
Austria Germany 220-230* 50 C,F
Azores India 220-230 50 B,C,F
Bahamas United States 120 60 A,B
Bahrain United Kingdom 220 50 G
Bangladesh India 220 50 A,C,D,G,K
Barbados United States 115 50 A,B
Belgium Germany 220-230* 50 E
Belize (Br.Hond.) United States 110 60 B,G
Benin India 220 50 E
Bermuda United Kingdom 120 60 A,B
Byelorussia Germany 220 50
Bolivia Germany 110/220 50 A,C
Bosnia-Herzegovina Germany 220 50
Botswana United Kingdom 220 50 D,G
Brazil United States 110-220 60 A,B,C
Bulgaria Germany 220 50 C,F
Burkina Faso Germany 220 50 C,E
Burma (now Myanmar) United Kingdom 230 50
Burundi Germany 220 50 C,E
Cambodia Germany 120 50 A,C,G
Cameroon Germany 220-230 50 C,E
Canada United States 120 60 A,B
Canary Islands (Spain) Germany 220 50 C,E,L
Cape Verde, Rep. Of Germany 220 50 C,F
Cayman Islands United States 120 60 A,B
Central African Rep. Germany 220 50 C,E
Chad Germany 220 50 D,E,F
Channel Islands United Kingdom 240 50 C,G
Chile Italy 220 50 C,L
China, People's Rep.of China 220 50 A,I,G
Christmas Is. (Australia) Australia 240 50
Cocos Is. (Australia) Australia 240 50
Colombia United States 110-220 60 A,B
Congo,Rep. Of Germany 220 50 C,E
Cook Is. (N.Z.) Australia 240 50 I
Costa Rica United States 120 60 A,B
Croatia Germany 220 50 C,F
Cuba United States 120 60 A,B,C,L
Curacao Is. Germany 110/220 60
Cyprus United Kingdom 240 50 G,F
Czech. Rep of Germany 220 50 E
Denmark Denmark 220-230 50 C,K
Djibouti, Rep. Of Germany 220 50 C,E
Dominica United Kingdom 230 50 D,G
Dominican Rep. United States 110 60 A
Ecuador United States 120 60 A,B
Egypt Germany 220 50 C
El Salvador United States 115 60 A,B,C,D,E,F,G,I,J,L
England United Kingdom 240 50
Equatorial Guinea Germany 220 50 C,E
Estonia Germany 220 50 F
Ethiopia Germany 220 50 D,J,L
Fiji Australia 240 50 I
Finland Germany 220-230 50 C,F
France Germany 220-230* 50 E
French Guyana Germany 220 50 C,D,E
Gabon Germany 220 50 C
Gambia United Kingdom 220 50 G
Germany Germany 220-230* 50 C,F
Ghana United Kingdom 220 50 D,G
Gibraltar United Kingdom 240 50 C,G
Greece Germany 220-230 50 C,F
Greenland (Den.) Denmark 220 50 C,K
Grenada United Kingdom 230 50 G
Guadeloupe Germany 220 50 C,D,E
Guam United States 115-120 60 A,B
Guatemala United States 120 60 A,B,G,I
Guinea Germany 220 50 C,F,K
Guinea-Bissau Germany 220 50 C
Guyana United Kingdom 110 50/60 A,B,D,G
Haiti United States 110-120 50-60 A,B
Honduras United States 110 60 A,B
Hong Kong United Kingdom 200 50 D,M,G
Hungary Germany 220 50 C,F
Iceland Germany 220 50 C,F
India India 220-250 50 C,D,M
Indonesia Germany 220 50 C,F,G
Iran Germany 220 50 C,F
Iraq United Kingdom 220 50 C,D,G
Ireland, Rep.of (S.) United Kingdom 220 50 G
Isle of Man United Kingdom 240 50 C,G
Israel Israel 230 50 H,C
Italy Italy 220-230* 50 F,L
Ivory Coast Germany 220 50
Jamaica United States 110 50 A,B
Japan Japan 110 50/60 A,B
Jordan United Kingdom 220 50 B,C,D,F,G,J
Kenya United Kingdom 240 50 G
Korea, S. United States 220 50-60 C,F
Kuwait United Kingdom 240 50 C,G
Laos United States 220 50 A,B,C,E,F
Latvia Germany 220 50 C,F
Lebanon United Kingdom 110-220 50 A,B,C,D,G
Lesotho India 240 50 M
Lettonia Germany 220 50
Liberia United Kingdom 120 60 A,B
Libya United Kingdom 127-230 50 D
Liechtenstein Switzerland 220 50 J
Lithuania Germany 220 50 C,E
Luxembourg Germany 220-230 50 C,F
Macao India 220 50 D,G
Madagascar Germany 220 50 C,D,E,J,K
Madeira (Portugal) India 220 50 C,F
Majorca Germany 220 50
Malawi United Kingdom 230 50 G
Malaysia United Kingdom 240 50 G
Maldives India 230 50 A,D,G,J,K,L
Mali, Rep. Of Germany 220 50 C,E
Malta United Kingdom 240 50 G
Martinique Germany 230 50 C,D,E
Mauritania Germany 220 50 C
Mauritius United Kingdom 220 50 C,G
Mexico United States 127 60 A
Moldova Germany 220 50 C
Monaco Germany 220 50 C,D,E,F
Mongolia Germany 220 50 C,E
Montserrat United Kingdom 230 60 A,B
Morocco Germany 220 50 C,E
Mozambique Germany 220 50 C,F,M
Namibia (W.S. Africa) India 220-250 50 D,M
Nepal India 220 50 C,D,M
Neth. Antilles Germany 120-127/220 50/60 A,B,F
Netherlands Germany 220-230* 50 C,F
New Caledonia Germany 220 50 F
New Guinea Germany 220 50
New Zealand Australia 230 50 I
Nicaragua United States 120 60 A
Niger Germany 220 50 A,B,C,D,E,F
Nigeria United Kingdom 230 50 D,G
No. Ireland United Kingdom 220 50
No. Mariana Is. United States 115 60
Norfolk Is. (Aust) Australia 240 50
Norway Germany 220-230* 50 C,F
Okinawa Germany 110-120 60 A,B,I
Oman United Kingdom 240 50 C,G
Pakistan India 230 50 C,D
Panama United States 110-120 60 A,B
Papua New Guinea Australia 240 50 I
Paraguay Germany 220 50 C
Peru United States 110-220 50/60 A,B,C
Philippines United States 115 60 A,B,C
Pitcairn Is. (U.K.) India 240 50
Poland Germany 220 50 C,E
Portugal Germany 220-230 50 C,F
Puerto Rico United States 120 60 A,B
Qatar United Kingdom 240 50 D,G
Romania Germany 220 50 C,F
Russia Germany 220 50 C,F
Rwanda Germany 220 50 C,J
Saudi Arabia United States 127/220 50/60 A,B,F,G
Scotland United Kingdom 220 50
Senegal Germany 220 50 C,D,E,K
Serbia Germany 220 50 C,F
Seychelles United Kingdom 240 50 G
Sierra Leone United Kingdom 230 50 D,G
Singapore United Kingdom 230 50 G
Slovakia Germany 220 50 E
Somalia Germany 110-120 50 C
South Africa Germany 220-250 50 M
Spain Germany 220-230 50 C,F
Sri Lanka India 230 50 D,M
St. Kitts & Nevis United Kingdom 230 60
St. Lucia United Kingdom 240 50
St. Pierre & Miquelon (fr.) United States 115 60
St. Vincent United Kingdom 230 50
Sudan United Kingdom 240 50 C,D
Surinam Germany 115 60 C,F
Svalbard (Norway) Germany 220 50
Swaziland India 230 50 M
Sweden Germany 220-230 50 C,F
Switzerland Switzerland 220/230* 50 J
Syria Germany 220 50 C,E,L
Tahiti Germany 220 50 A,B,E
Taiwan United States 110 60 A,B
Tanzania United Kingdom 230 50 D,G
Thailand United States 220-230 50 A,C
Togo Germany 220 50 C
Tonga India 115 60 I
Trinidad Tobago United Kingdom 115/230 60 A,B
Tunisia Germany 220 50 C,E
Turkey Germany 220 50 C,F
Uganda India 240 50 G
Ukraine Germany 220 50 C,F
United Arab Emir. United Kingdom 220-230 50 C,D,G
United Kingdom/Ireland United Kingdom 240 50 G
United States United States 120 60 A,B
Uruguay Australia 220 50 A,B
Venezuela United States 120 60 A,B
Vietnam Germany 120/220 50 A,C,G
Virgin Islands United States 120 60 A,B
Wales United Kingdom 220 50
Western Samoa Australia 120/240 60 I
Yemen United Kingdom 220 50 A,D,G
Yugoslavia (former) Germany 220 50
Zaire, Rep.of Germany 220 50
Zambia United Kingdom 220 50 C,D,G

For more information about electricity standards around the world, click here.

This was last updated in April 2007
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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