Electricity Around the World

COUNTRYVOLTAGEFREQUENCYPLUGCOMMENTS
Afghanistan 220 V 50 Hz BFGUF, GUR * A UN correspondent reports B and GUF common in Kabul, but it's likely a variety of plugs may be used around the country.  Some sources report F Type also in use.  Other reports indicate voltage variances from 160V to 280V.
Albania 220 V* 50 Hz BGUB *Voltage variations common
Algeria 230 V 50 Hz BF , GUB, GUF *A variation of Type B with a ground post offset about 1/2-inch from center may also be found.
American Samoa 120 V 60 Hz A,B,C,GUA,GUB,GUC  
Andorra 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Angola 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Anguilla 110 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Antigua 230 V* 60 Hz AD, GUA, GUD *Airport area is reportedly Antigua power is 110 V.
Argentina 220 V 50 Hz BC, GUC, GUR  
Armenia 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Aruba 127 V* 60 Hz A, B, GUA, GUB *Lago Colony 115V
Australia 240 V 50 Hz C, GUC *Outlets typically controlled by adjacent switch.
Austria 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Azerbaijan 220 V 50 Hz B, GUR  
Azores 220 V* 50 Hz B, E, GUBGUE *Ponta Delgada 110 V; to be converted to 220 V
Bahamas 120 V 60 Hz A, GUA
Bahrain 230 V* 50 Hz*  DFGUD, GUF *Awali 110 V, 60 Hz
Balearic Islands 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB
Bangladesh 220 V 50 Hz B, DF, GUB, GUD, GUF  
Barbados 115V 50 Hz A, GUA  
Belarus 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB,  GUR  
Belgium 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Belize 110/220 V 60 Hz A,  D, GUA, GUD  
Benin 220 V 50 Hz B, F, GUB, GUF  
Bermuda 120 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Bhutan 230 V 50 Hz B, DF, GUB, GUDGUF Type E plugs also identified by some sources.
Bolivia 220/230 V* 50 Hz A, B, GUA, GUR *La Paz & Viacha 115V
Bosnia-Herzegovina 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Botswana 231V 50 Hz D, E, GUD, GUE Type D may be found, but rare.
Brazil 110/220 V* 60 Hz A, B, GUA, GUR, GUZ *127 V found in states of Bahia, Paraná (including Curitiba), Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Minas Gerais (though 220 V may be found in some hotels).  Other areas are 220 V only, with the exception of Fortaleza (240 V).  Outlets are often a combination of type A and B and can accept either type plug.
Brunei 240 V 50 Hz D, GUD  
Bulgaria 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Burkina Faso 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Burundi 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Cambodia 230 V 50 Hz A, B, GUA, GUB *Some outlets are a combination of type A and B and can accept either type plug.   Plug D may be found in some hotels.
Cameroon 220 V 50 Hz BF, GUB, GUF  
Canada 120 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Canary Islands (Spain) 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Cape Verde Islands 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Cayman Islands 120 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Central African Republic 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Chad 220 V 50 Hz BF, GUB, GUF  
Channel Islands 230 V 50 Hz B, D, GUB, GUD  
Chile 220 V 50 Hz B, GUI  
China, People's Republic of 220 V 50 Hz B, C, D, GUB, GUC, GUD The "official" plug type is like type A but slightly shorter and without holes in blades.  Type A and outlets are common, and Type D might also be found. 
Colombia 110 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Comoros 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Congo, People's Rep. of 230 V 50 Hz BGUB  
Congo, Dem. Rep. of (former Zaire) 220 V 50 Hz B,  FGUB, GUF  
Cook Islands 240 V 50 Hz C, GUC  
Costa Rica 120 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Côte d'Ivoire 
(Ivory Coast)
220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Croatia 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Cuba 110/220 V 60 Hz A, B, GUA, GUB Most older hotels 110 V.  Some newer hotels 220 V.  Some outlets are a combination of type A and B and can accept either type plug.
Cyprus 240 V 50 Hz B, D, GUB, GUD  
Czech Republic 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Denmark 230 V 50 Hz B, GUK Denmark's connectors have slight differences from those used elsewhere.  While pin diameter and spacing is standard, outlets may have different housing depths which could interfere with standard adaptors -- one report says this is due to "childproofing."  Also, Plug B fits into GUK-type outlets (but not vice versa).
Djibouti 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Dominica 230 V 50 Hz B, DF, GUB, GUD, GUF  
Dominican Republic 110 V 60 Hz A, GUA Type GUS may exist in some hotels.
East Timor 220 V 50 Hz B, C, GUB, GUC A UN correspondent reports "power is poor in the country with frequent brownouts and blackouts.  I suspect that surges are frequent as we go through a lot of surge-protecting power bars."  Further he reports that Type C is common as much construction is done by Australians; type B is common in building built during Indonesian occupation; type GUB is common in offices but not hotels.
Ecuador 120-127 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Egypt 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
El Salvador 115V 60 Hz A, GUA  
England (See United Kingdom)  
Equatorial Guinea 220 V* 50 Hz B, GUB *Voltage varies between 150 & 175V with frequent outages
Eritrea 230 V 50 Hz B, F, GUB, GUF  
Estonia 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB, GUR  
Ethiopia 220 V 50 Hz B, F, GUI, GUF  
Faeroe Islands 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB, GUK  
Falkland Islands 240 V 50 Hz D, GUD  
Fiji 240 V 50 Hz C, GUC  
Finland 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
France 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
French Guiana 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Gaza 230 V 50 Hz BGUL  

 

Gabon 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Gambia 230 V 50 Hz D, GUD  
Georgia 220 V 50 Hz BGUBGUR  
Germany 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Ghana 230 V 50 Hz B, D, F, GUB, GUD, GUF  
Gibraltar 240 V 50 Hz D, GUD  
Great Britain (See United Kingdom)    
Greece 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Greenland 220 V 50 Hz B, GUK  
Grenada (Windward Is.) 230 V 50 Hz B, DF, GUB, GUD, GUF  
Guadeloupe 230 V 50 Hz BGUB  
Guam 110 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Guatemala 120 V 60 Hz A, GUA

 
Guinea 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Guinea-Bissau 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Guyana 240 V* 60 Hz* A, D, F, GUA, GUD, GUF *Inside the capital city of Georgetown, both 120 V and 240 V at either 50 or 60 Hz are found, depending on the part of the city (50 Hz most common).  Actual voltage may vary from area to area.
Haiti 110 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Honduras 110 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Hong Kong 220 V* 50 Hz D, E, GUD, GUE Type E replaced by Type D but still found.
Hungary 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Iceland 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
India 230 V 50 Hz FGUF Type GUE found, but primarily for major appliances.
Indonesia 127/230 V* 50 Hz B, GUB *Conversion to 230 V in progress; complete in principal cities
Iran 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Iraq 230 V 50 Hz B, D, F, GUB, GUD, GUF  
Ireland (Eire) 230 50 Hz D, GUD Type D once common and may be occasionally found.
Isle of Man 240 V 50 Hz B, D, GUB, GUD  
Israel 220 V 50 Hz BGUL  
Italy 230 V 50 Hz B, GUI GUI plugs/outlets may have different pin spacing.  The smaller and closer pins are for a rated current of 10 A, the bigger and wider pins are for a rated current of 16 A.  Both kinds are currently used and comply to the relevant Italian (CEI) regulations.  Some outlets have overlapping holes to accept either older or newer types.
Ivory Coast (SeeCôte d'Ivoire)      B, GUB
Jamaica 110 V 50 Hz A, GUA  
Japan 100 V 50/60 Hz* A, GUA *Eastern Japan 50 Hz (Tokyo, Kawasaki, Sapporo, Yokohoma, and Sendai); Western Japan 60 Hz (Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya, Hiroshima)
Jordan 230 V 50 Hz B, D, F, GUB, GUD, GUF  
Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB, GUR  
Kenya 240 V 50 Hz B, D, F, GUB, GUD, GUF  
Kiribati 240 V 50 Hz A, C, GUA  
Korea (North & South) 220 V 60 Hz A, B, GUA, GUB  
Kuwait 240 V 50 Hz B, D, F, GUB, GUD, GUF  
Laos 230 V 50 Hz A, B, GUA, GUB  
Latvia 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB, GUR  
Lebanon 110/220 V 50 Hz B,  F, GUB, GUF  
Lesotho 220 V 50 Hz B, E, GUB, GUE  
Liberia 120 V 60 Hz A, B, GUA, GUB  
Libya 127 V* 50 Hz B, F, GUI, GUF *Barce, Benghazi, Derna, Sebha & Tobruk 230 V
Liechtenstein 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Lithuania 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Luxembourg 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB, GUS  
Macau 220 V 50 Hz   BF, GUB, GUF  
Macedonia 220 V 50 Hz BGUB  
Madagascar 220 V 50 Hz  BF, GUB, GUF  
Madeira (Portugal) 220 V 50 Hz B,  F, GUB, GUF  
Malawi 230 V 50 Hz D, GUD  
Malaysia 240 V 50 Hz D, GUD  
Maldives 230 V 50 Hz BF, GUB, GUF  
Mali 220 V 50 Hz BGUB  
Malta 240 V 50 Hz D, GUD  
Martinique 220 V 50 Hz BF, GUB, GUF  
Mauritania 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Mauritius 230 V 50 Hz B, D,  F, GUB, GUD, GUF  
Mexico 127 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Micronesia (Federal States of) 120 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Monaco 127/220 V 50 Hz BF, GUB, GUF  
Mongolia 220 V  50 Hz B, GUB  
Montenegro 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Montserrat (Leeward Is.) 230 V 60 Hz A, D, GUA, GUD  
Morocco 127/220 V* 50 Hz B,  F, GUB, GUF *Conversion to 220 V only underway
Mozambique 220 V 50 Hz B, E, GUB, GUE Type E found especially near the border with South Africa, including the capitol, Maputo.
Myanmar (formerly Burma) 230 V 50 Hz B, D, F, GUB, GUD, GUF Type D found primarily in better hotels.  Also,  many of major hotels chains are said to have multipurpose outlets, which will take Australian 3-pin plugs and perhaps other types.
Namibia 220 V 50 Hz E, F, GUE, GUF  
Nauru 240 V 50 Hz A, C, GUA, GUC  
Nepal 230 V 50 Hz B, F, GUB, GUF  
Netherlands 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Netherlands Antilles 127/220 V* 50 Hz A, B, GUA, GUB *St. Martin 120 V 60 Hz; Saba & St. Eustatius 110 V 60 Hz 
New Caledonia 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
New Zealand 230 V 50 Hz C, GUC  
Nicaragua 120 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Niger 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Nigeria 240 V 50 Hz D, F, GUD, GUF  
Northern Ireland (see United Kingdom)      D, GUD
Norway 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Okinawa 100 V* 60 Hz A, GUA *Military facilities 120 V
Oman 240 V* 50 Hz B, D, F, GUB, GUD, GUF *Voltage variations common
Pakistan 220 V 50 Hz B, D, F, GUD, GUF, GUR  
Palmyra Atoll 120 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Panama 110 V* 60 Hz A, GUA *Panama City 120 V
Papua New Guinea 240 V 50 Hz C, GUC  
Paraguay 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Peru 220 V* 60 Hz* A, B, GUA *Talara 110/220 V; Arequipa 50 Hz
Philippines 220 V 60 Hz A, B, GUA, GUB  Type A most commonly found.
Poland 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Portugal 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Puerto Rico 120 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Qatar 240 V 50 Hz D, F, GUD, GUF  
Réunion Island 220 V  50 Hz B, GUB  
Romania 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Russia 220 V 50 Hz BGUB, GUR Type GUR used in new construction.  Type B common in older structures.
Rwanda 230 V 50 Hz BGUB  
St. Kitts and Nevis (Leeward Is.) 230 V 60 Hz D, F, GUD, GUF  
St. Lucia (Windward Is.) 240 V 50 Hz B, D, GUB, GUD  
St. Vincent & Grenadines (Windward Is.) 230 V 50 Hz D, GUD  
Samoa 230 V 50 Hz C, GUC  
Saudi Arabia 127/220 V 60 Hz A, B, D, GUA, GUB, GUD  
Scotland (See United Kingdom)       D, GUD  
Senegal 230 V 50 Hz B, F, GUB, GUF  
Serbia 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Seychelles 240 V 50 Hz D,  F, GUD, GUF  
Sierra Leone 230 V 50 Hz D, F, GUD, GUF  
Singapore 230 V 50 Hz B, D, F, GUD, GUF, GUR Type A adaptors are widely available from shops as an extension set of 2 to 5 sets of sockets; most commonly used for audio and video equipment. 
Slovak Republic 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB, GUR  
Slovenia 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Somalia 220 V* 50 Hz B, GUB *Berbera 230 V; Merca 110/220 V
South Africa 220/230 V* 50 Hz E, GUE *Grahamstad & Port Elizabeth 250V; also found in King Williams
** Types B & D can also be found in some areas.
Spain 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB A correspondent reports that in Barcelona's Barrio Gothic, voltage is 120 V 60 Hz using Types B & GUB plugs.  Step up transformers are required to use typical European devices.
Sri Lanka 230 V 50 Hz B, F, GUB, GUF  
Sudan 230 V 50 Hz B, DF, GUB, GUD, GUF  
Suriname 127 V 60 Hz A, B, GUA, GUB  
Swaziland 230 V 50 Hz B, E, GUB, GUE  
Sweden 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Switzerland 230 V 50 Hz BGUS Type B plugs  are common on appliances, and will fit the Type GUS outlet.
Syria 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Tahiti 220 V 60 Hz A, B, GUA, GUB All electrical outlets protected by ground fault circuit interruptors (GFCI).
Tajikistan 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB, GUR  
Taiwan 110 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Tanzania 230 V 50 Hz D, F, GUD, GUF  
Thailand 220 V 50 Hz A, B, GUA, GUB *Some outlets are a combination of type A and B and can accept either type plug.
Togo 220 V* 50 Hz B, GUB *Lome 127 V
Tonga 240 V 50 Hz A, C, GUA, GUC  
Trinidad & Tobago 115V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Tunisia 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB, GUI  
Turkey 230 V 50 Hz B, GUB  
Turkmenistan 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB, GUR  
Uganda 240 V 50 Hz D, F, GUD, GUF  
Ukraine 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB, GUR  
United Arab Emirates 220 V* 50 Hz D, F, GUDGUF  
United Kingdom 230 V* 50 Hz   D, GUD *Outlets typically controlled by adjacent switch.  
Though nominal voltage has been officially changed to 230 V, 240 V is within tolerances and commonly found. 
United States of America 120 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Uruguay 220 V 50 Hz B, C, GUB, GUC, GUI Type GUB becoming more common as a result of computer use.  *Neutral and line wires are reversed from that used in Australia and elsewhere. 
Uzbekistan 220 V 50 Hz B, GUB, GUR  
Vanuatu 230 V 50 Hz B, C, D, GUB, GUC, GUD Some Type D may linger from British Colonial period, but are a rarity.
Venezuela 120 V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Vietnam 127/220 V* 50 Hz A, B, D, GUA, GUB, GUD *To be standardized at 220 V.  Type D found in newer hotels, primarily those built by Singaporean and Hong Kong developers.
Virgin Islands (British and U.S.) 115V 60 Hz A, GUA  
Wales (See United Kingdom)     D, GUD
Yemen, Rep. of 220/230 V 50 Hz B, D, F, GUB, GUD, GUF  
Zambia 230 V 50 Hz B, D, E, GUB, GUD, GUE  
Zimbabwe 220 V 50 Hz D, F, GUD, GUF