Electric Plug Types and Voltage for USA, UK, Europe, Asia and other countries

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Most frequently used electric Plugs and Socket type worldwide

Type A

 Type – A
mainly used in the USA, Canada, Mexico & Japan (for a full list, click here)
2 pins
not grounded
15 A
almost always 100 – 127 V
socket compatible with plug type A
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Type - B

 Type – B
mainly used in the USA, Canada, Mexico & Japan (for a full list, click here)
3 pins
grounded
15 A
almost always 100 – 127 V
socket compatible with plug types A & B
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Type C

TypeC
 Type – C
commonly used in Europe, South America & Asia (for a full list, clickhere)
2 pins
not grounded
2.5 A
220 – 240 V
socket compatible with plug type C
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Type D

TypeD
 Type – D
mainly used in India (for a full list, click here)
3 pins
grounded
5:00 AM
220 – 240 V
socket compatible with plug types C & D (unsafe compatibility with E & F)
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Type E

TypeE
 Type – E
primarily used in France, Belgium, Poland, Slovakia & the Czech Republic (for a full list, click here)
2 pins
grounded
16 A
220 – 240 V
socket compatible with plug types C, E & F
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Type F

TypeF
 Type – F
used almost everywhere in Europe & Russia, except for the UK & Ireland (for a full list, clickhere)
2 pins
grounded
16 A
220 – 240 V
socket compatible with plug types C, E & F
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Type G

TypeG
 Type – G
mainly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Malaysia & Singapore (for a full list, click here)
3 pins
grounded
13 A
220 – 240 V
socket compatible with plug type G
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Type H

TypeH
 Type – H
used exclusively in Israel, the West Bank & the Gaza Strip (for a full list, click here)
3 pins
grounded
16 A
220 – 240 V
socket compatible with plug types C & H (unsafe compatibility with E & F)
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Type I

TypeI
 Type – I
mainly used in Australia, New Zealand, China & Argentina (for a full list, click here)
2 or 3 pins
2 pins: not grounded / 3 pins: grounded
10:00 AM
220 – 240 V
socket compatible with plug type I
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Type J

TypeJ
 Type – J
used almost exclusively in Switzerland, Liechtenstein & Rwanda (for a full list, click here)
3 pins
grounded
10:00 AM
220 – 240 V
socket compatible with plug types C & J
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Type K

TypeK
 Type – K
used almost exclusively in Denmark & Greenland (for a full list, click here)
3 pins
grounded
16 A
220 – 240 V
socket compatible with plug types C & K (unsafe compatibility with E & F)
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Type L

TypeL
 Type – L
used almost exclusively in Italy & Chile (for a full list, click here)
3 pins
grounded
10 A & 16 A
220 – 240 V
10 A socket compatible with plug types C & L (10 A version) / 16 A socket compatible with plug type L (16 A version)
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Type M

TypeM
 Type – M
mainly used in South Africa (for a full list, clickhere)
3 pins
grounded
15 A
220 – 240 V
socket compatible with plug type M
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Type N

TypeN
 Type – N
used almost exclusively in Brazil (for a full list, click here)
3 pins
grounded
10 A & 20 A
220 – 240 V
socket compatible with plug types C & N
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Type O

TypeO
 Type – O
used exclusively in Thailand
3 pins
grounded
16 A
220 – 240 V
socket compatible with plug types C & O (unsafe compatibility with E & F)
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Country wise Plug – Socket type and Voltage detail List

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Country / state / territory Country Wise Details Plug Type Use
Single-phase voltage (volts) Frequency (hertz) Plug type
Abu Dhabi 230 V 50 Hz G
Afghanistan 220 V 50 Hz C / F
Albania 230 V 50 Hz C / F
Algeria 230 V 50 Hz C / F
American Samoa 120 V 60 Hz A / B / F / I
Andorra 230 V 50 Hz C / F
Angola 220 V 50 Hz C
Anguilla 110 V 60 Hz A/B
Antigua and Barbuda 230 V 60 Hz A/B
Argentina 220 V 50 Hz I
Armenia 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Aruba 120 V 60 Hz A/B/F
Australia 230 V 50 Hz I
Austria 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Azerbaijan 220 V 50 Hz C/F
Azores 230 V 50 Hz B/C/F
Bahamas 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Bahrain 230 V 50 Hz G
Balearic Islands 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Bangladesh 220 V 50 Hz A/C/D/G/K
Barbados 115 V 50 Hz A/B
Belarus 2200 V 50 Hz C/F
Belgium 230 V 50 Hz C/E
Belize 110 V/220 50 Hz A/B/G
Benin 220 V 50 Hz C/E
Bermuda 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Bhutan 230 V 50 Hz C/D/G
Bolivia 230 V 50 Hz A/C
Bonaire 127 V 50 Hz A/C
Bosnia & Herzegovina 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Botswana 230 V 50 Hz D/G
Brazil 127 v/220 V 60 Hz C/N
British Virgin Islands 110 V 60 Hz A/B
Brunei 240 V 50 Hz G
Bulgaria 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Burkina Faso 220 V 50 Hz C/E
Burma (officially Myanma 230 V 50 Hz A/C/D/G/I
Burundi 220 V 50 Hz C/E
Cambodia 230 V 50 Hz A/C/G
Cameroon 220 V 50 Hz C/E
Canada 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Canary Islands 230 V 50 Hz C/E/F
Cape Verde 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Cayman Islands 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Central African Republic 220 V 50 Hz C/E
Chad 220 V 50 Hz C/D/E/F
Channel Islands (Guernsey & Jersey)Channel Islands (Guernsey & Jersey) 230 V 50 Hz C/G
Chile 220 V 50 Hz C/L
China, People’s Republic of 220 V 50 Hz A/C/I
Christmas Island 230 V 50 Hz I
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 230 V 50 Hz I
Colombia 110 V 60 Hz A/B
Comoros 220 V 50 Hz C/E
Congo, Democratic Republic of 220 V 50 HzC/D/E
Congo, People’s Republic of 230 V 50 Hz C/E
Cook Islands 240 V 50 Hz I
Costa Rica 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 220 V 50 Hz C/E
Croatia 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Cuba 110 V/220 V 60 Hz A/B/C/L
Curaçao 127 V 50 Hz A/B
Cyprus 230 V 50 Hz G
Cyprus, North (unrecognised, self-declared state) 230 V 50 Hz G
Czech Republic 230 V 50 Hz C/E
Denmark 230 V 50 Hz C/E/F/K
Djibouti 220 V 50 Hz C/E
Dominica 230 V 50 Hz D/G
Dominican Republic 120 V 60 Hz A/B/C
Dubai 230 V 50 Hz G
East Timor (Timor-Leste) 220 V 50 Hz C/E/F/I
Ecuador 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Egypt 220 V 50 Hz C/F
El Salvador 120 V 60 Hz A/B
England 230 V 50 Hz G
Equatorial Guinea 220 V 50 Hz C/E
Eritrea 230 V 50 Hz C/L
Estonia 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Ethiopia 220 V 50 Hz C/F
Faeroe Islands 230 V 50 Hz C/E/F/K
Falkland Islands 240 V 50 Hz G
Fiji 240 V 50 Hz I
Finland 230 V 50 Hz C/F
France 230 V 50 Hz C/E
French Guiana 220 V 50 Hz C/D/E
Gabon (Gabonese Republic) 220 V 50 Hz C
Gambia 230 V 50 Hz G
Gaza Strip (Gaza) 230 V 50 Hz C/H
Georgia 220 V 50 Hz C/F
Germany 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Ghana 230 V 50 Hz D/G
Gibraltar 230 V 50 Hz G
Great Britain (GB) 230 V 50 Hz G
Greece 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Greenland 230 V 50 Hz C/E/F/K
Grenada 230 V 50 Hz G
Guadeloupe 230 V 50 Hz C/E
Guam 110 V 60 Hz A/B
Guatemala 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Guinea 220 V 50 Hz C/F/K
Guinea-Bissau 220 V 50 Hz C
Guyana 120 V/240 V 60 Hz A/B/D/G
Haiti 110 V 60 Hz A/B
Holland (officially the Netherlands) 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Honduras 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Hong Kong 220 V 50 Hz G
Hungary 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Iceland 230 V 50 Hz C/F
India 230 V 50 Hz C/D/M
Indonesia 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Iran 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Iraq 230 V 50 Hz C/D/G
Ireland (Eire) 230 V 50 Hz G
Ireland, Northern 230 V 50 Hz G
Isle of Man 230 V 50 Hz C/G
Israel 230 V 50 Hz C/H
Italy 230 V 50 Hz C/F/L
Jamaica 110 V 50 Hz A/B
Japan 110 V 50 Hz/60 Hz A/B
Jordan 230 V 50 Hz C/D/F/G/J
Kazakhstan 220 V 50 Hz C/F
Kenya 240 V 50 Hz G
Kiribati 240 V 50 Hz I
Korea, North 220 V 50 Hz C
Korea, South 220 V 60 Hz C/F
Kosovo 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Kuwait 240 V 50 Hz G
Kyrgyzstan 220 V 50 Hz C/F
Laos 230 V 50 Hz A/B/C/E/F
Latvia 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Lebanon 230 V 50 Hz C/D/G
Lesotho 220 V 50 Hz M
Liberia 110 V 50 Hz A/B
Libya 230 V 50 Hz C/L
Liechtenstein 230 V 50 Hz C/J
Lithuania 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Luxembourg 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Macau 220 V 50 Hz G
Macedonia, Republic of (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, FYROM) 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Madagascar 220 V 50 Hz C/E
Madeira 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Malawi 230 V 50 Hz G
Malaysia 240 V 50 Hz G
Maldives 230 V 50 Hz C/D/G/J/K/L
Mali 220 V 50 Hz C/E
Malta 230 V 50 Hz G
Marshall Islands 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Martinique 220 V 50 Hz C/D/E
Mauritania 220 V 50 Hz C
Mauritius 230 V 50 Hz C/G
Mayotte 230 V 50 Hz C/E
Mexico 127 V 50 Hz A/B
Micronesia, Federated States of 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Moldova 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Monaco 230 V 50 Hz C/E/F
Mongolia 230 V 50 Hz C/E
Montenegro 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Montserrat 230 V 60 Hz A/B
Morocco 220 V 50 Hz C/E
Mozambique 220 V 50 Hz C/F/M
Myanmar (formerly Burma) 230 V 50 Hz A/B/D/G/I
Namibia 220 V 50 Hz D/M
Nauru 240 V 50 Hz I
Nepal 230 V 50 Hz C/D/M
Netherlands 230 V 50 Hz C/F
New Caledonia 220 V 50 Hz C/F
New Zealand 230 V 50 Hz I
Nicaragua 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Niger 220 V 50 Hz C/D/E/F
Nigeria 230 V 50 Hz D/G
Niue 230 V 50 Hz I
Norfolk Island 230 V 50 Hz I
North Cyprus (unrecognised, self-declared state) 230 V 50 Hz G
Northern Ireland 230 V 50 Hz G
North Korea 220 V 50 Hz C
Norway 220 V 50 Hz C/F
Oman 240 V 50 Hz G
Pakistan 230 V 50 Hz C/D
Palau 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Palestine 230 V 50 Hz C/H
Panama 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Papua New Guinea 240 V 50 Hz I
Paraguay 220 V 50 Hz C
Peru 220 V 60 Hz A/B/C
Philippines 220 V 60 Hz A/B/C
Pitcairn Islands 230 V 50 Hz I
Poland 230 V 50 Hz C/E
Portugal 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Puerto Rico 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Qatar 240 V 50 Hz G
Réunion 230 V 50 Hz C/E
Romania 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Russia (officially the Russian Federation) 220 V 50 Hz C/F
Rwanda 230 V 50 Hz C/J
Saba 110 V 60 Hz A/B
Saint Barthélemy (informally also referred to as Saint Barth’s or Saint Barts) 230 V 60 Hz C/E
Saint Kitts and Nevis (officially the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis) 230 V 60 Hz D/G
Saint Lucia 230 V 50 Hz G
Saint Martin 220 V 60 Hz C/E
Saint Helena 230 V 50 Hz G
Sint Eustatius 110 V/220 V 60 Hz A/B/C/F
Sint Maarten 110 V 60 Hz A/B
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 110 V/230 V 50 Hz A/B/G
Samoa 230 V 50 Hz I
San Marino 230 V 50 Hz C/F/L
São Tomé and Príncipe 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Saudi Arabia 230 V 60 Hz G
Scotland 230 V 50 Hz G
Senegal 230 V 50 Hz C/D/E/K
Serbia 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Seychelles 240 V 50 Hz G
Sierra Leone 230 V 50 Hz D/G
Singapore 230 V 50 Hz G
Slovakia 230 V 50 Hz C/E
Slovenia 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Solomon Islands 230 V 50 Hz G/I
Somalia 220 V 50 Hz C
Somaliland 220 V 50 Hz C
South Africa 230 V 50 Hz C/D/M/N
South Korea 220 V 60 Hz C/F
South Sudan 230 V 50 Hz C/D
Spain 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Sri Lanka 230 V 50 Hz D/G
Sudan 230 V 50 Hz C/D
Suriname 127 V/230 V 60 Hz A/B/C/F
Swaziland 230 V 50 Hz M
Sweden 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Switzerland 230 V 50 Hz C/J
Syria 220 V 50 Hz C/E/L
Tahiti 220 V 50 Hz/60 Hz C/E
Taiwan 110 V 60 Hz A/B
Tajikistan 220 V 50 Hz C/F
Tanzania 230 V 50 Hz D/G
Thailand 230 V 50 Hz A/B/C/O
Togo 220 V 50 Hz C
Tokelau 230 V 50 Hz I
Tonga 240 V 50 Hz I
Trinidad & Tobago 115 V 60 Hz A/B
Tunisia 230 V 50 Hz C/E
Turkey 230 V 50 Hz C/F
Turkmenistan 220 V 50 Hz C/F
Turks and Caicos Islands 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Tuvalu 230 V 50 Hz I
Uganda 240 V 50 Hz G
Ukraine 230 V 50 Hz C/F
United Arab Emirates (UAE) 230 V 50 Hz G
United Kingdom (UK) 230 V 50 Hz G
United States of America (USA) 120 V 60 Hz A/B
United States Virgin Islands 110 V 60 Hz A/B
Uruguay 220 V 50 Hz C/F/L
Uzbekistan 220 V 50 Hz C/F
Vanuatu 230 V 50 Hz I
Vatican City 230 V 50 Hz C/F/L
Venezuela 120 V 60 Hz A/B
Vietnam 220 V 50 Hz A/C/D
Virgin Islands (British) 110 V 60 Hz A/B
Virgin Islands (USA) 110 V 60 Hz A/B
Wales 230 V 50 Hz G
Yemen 230 V 50 Hz A/D/G
Zambia 230 V 50 Hz C/D/G
Zimbabwe 240 V 50 Hz D/G
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