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WORLD VOLTAGES GUIDE


FOREIGN VOLTAGE GUIDE BY COUNTRY

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Afganistan    380/220   G

Algeria       220/127   - 	 

Am.Samoa      120/240   A, C, K, N

Angola            220   B

Anguilla          230   D

Antigua           230   K,N,D

Argentina         225   B,C

Aruba         115/127   A,B,G,K,N

Australia     415/240   C,P

Austria       380/220   A,B 

Azores        220/120   B,G

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Bahamas           110   A

Bahrain           230   D

Barbados          110   A

Belgium       110/220   B

Belize        110/220   A, C, D

Bermuda           110   A

Bolivia       110/220   A, B

Brazil        110/220   A to E

Bulgaria          220   B

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Canada            110   A

Chile             220   B

China             220   B, C

Costa Rica        110   A

Czech Republic    220   B

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Denmark           220   B

Dominican Republic110   A

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Ecuador           110   A, B

Egypt             220   B

England           220   D, E

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Fiji              220   C

Finland           220   B

France            220   B

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Germany           220   B

Great Britain     220   D, E

Greece            220   B

Guatemala         110   A, D

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Hong Kong         220   B

Hungary           220   B

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Iceland           220   B

India             220   B, D, E

Indonesia     110/220   B

Iran              220   B

Ireland           220   D, E

Israel            220   B

Italy         110/220   B

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Jamaica           110   A

Japan             110   A

Jordan            220   B

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Kenya             220   D, E

Korea         110/220   A, B 

Kuwait        220/240   D, E

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Lebanon       110/220   A, B

Luxembourg    110/220   B

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Malaysia          220   D

Malta             220   D, E

Martinique        220   B

Mexico        110/220   A

Monaco            220   B

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Nepal             220   B, E

Netherlands       220   B

New Zealand       220   C

Norway            220   B

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Oman              220   D

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Pakistan          220   B

Peru          110/220   A, B

Philippines   110/220   A, B

Poland            220   B

Portugal      110/220   B

Puerto Rico       110   A

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Qatar             230   D

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Romania           220   B

Russia            220   B

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Saudi Arabia  110/220   ?

Scotland          220   D, E

Singapore         220   B, D, E

Slovakia          220   B

South Africa      220   B, D

Spain         110/220   A, B

Sweden            220   B

Switzerland       220   B

Syria             220   B

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Tahiti            110   A

Taiwan            110   A

Thailand          220   A, B

Turkey            220   B, E

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

UAE (Abu Dhabi)   240   D

UAE (all other)   220   D

United States     110   A

US Virgin Islands 110   A

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Venezuela         110   A

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Wales             220   D, E

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Yemen             220   D

COUNTRY       VOLTAGE   PLUG

Zambia            220   D, E



Sources: U.S. Dept of Commerce


PLUGS

There are five main types of electrical plugs that are used about 95% of the time around the world. In the chart below, these five types of plugs are labeled A, B, C, D,E.

A. This is a plug with two flat parallel prongs. It is used in the United States and in many other countries including Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Jamaica and Venezuela.

B. This plug has two round prongs and can be used in most of the countries in continental Europe.

C. Primarily used in Australia, this plug has two flat prongs like the type A plug, but they form a V-shape rather than being parallel like A plugs.

D. This plug has three prongs (two flat and one rectangular) that form a triangle, and is widely used in Great Britain.

E. Plug E is similar to B except the prongs it has two oversized round prongs.