Voltages and plug styles used in different countries.

Voltages and plug styles used in different countries. Please note that some countries have changed their standards, and some have multiple standards. This is not absolute knowledge, but rather for references only. Normally outlet standards heavily regulated by safety authorities in each specific country.


Continent/Country

Voltage

Frequency

Plug Type

North America

 

 

 

Canada

120 V

60 HZ

USA

United States

120 V

60 HZ

USA

Mexico

120 V (127V)

60 HZ

USA

Central America

 

 

 

Bahamas

115 V

60 HZ

USA,UK

Barbados

115 V

50 HZ

USA

Belize

110-220 V

60 HZ

USA

Bermuda

115 V

60 HZ

USA

Costa Rica

120 V

60 HZ

USA

Cuba

115-120 V

60 HZ

USA

Dominican Republic

110-220 V

60 HZ

USA

El Salvador

120-240 V

60 HZ

USA

Guatemala

115-230 V

60 HZ

USA

Haiti

110-220 V

60 HZ

USA

Honduras

110-220 V

60 HZ

USA

Jamaica

220 V

50 HZ

USA,UK

Netherland Antilles

110-127 V

50 HZ

Europe, USA

Netherland Antilles

110V

60Hz

USA

Dutch side of Saint Martin (Saint Martin)

Netherland Antilles

220V

60Hz

French

(French side of Saint Martin)

Netherlands Antilles

110V

50Hz

USA

Curacao

220V

Europe

Nicaragua

120 V

60 HZ

USA

Panama

120 V

60 HZ

USA

Puerto Rico

120 V

60 HZ

USA

Trinidad & Tobago

115-230 V

60 HZ

USA, UK

Virgin Islands

120 V

60 HZ

USA

Europe

Note, the European Commission bureaucrats have mandated that all EU countries standardize to 230V -10% +6% (i.e. 207.0 V-243.8 V). Since this fits all of the old voltages listed below you can probably expect the following voltages to still apply.

Albania

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Austria

230 V

50 HZ

Europe

Belgium

230 V

50 HZ

Europe

Belarus

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Bulgaria

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Croatia

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Czech Republic

120-220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Denmark

230 V

50 HZ

Europe, Denmark

Estonia

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Finland

230 V

50 HZ

Europe

France

230 V

50 HZ

Europe

Germany

230 V

50 HZ

Europe

Greece

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Hungary

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Iceland

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Ireland

220 V

50 HZ

Europe, UK

Italy

230 V

50 HZ

Europe, Italy

Latvia

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Lithuania

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Luxembourg

230 V

50 HZ

Europe

Moldavia

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Netherlands

230 V

50 HZ

Europe

Norway

230 V

50 HZ

Europe

Poland

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Portugal

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Romania

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Russia

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Slovakia

120-220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Slovenia

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Spain

230 V

50 HZ

Europe

Sweden

230 V

50 HZ

Europe

Switzerland

230 V

50 HZ

Swiss

Ukraine

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

United Kingdom

240 V

50 HZ

UK

Yugoslavia

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Africa

 

 

 

Algeria

127-220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Angola

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Benin

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Botswana

220 V

50 HZ

UK

Burkina Faso

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Burundi

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Cameroon

127-220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Central Africa Rep.

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Chad

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Congo

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Dahomey

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Egypt

220 V

50 HZ

Europe, UK

Ethiopia

220 V

50 HZ

Europe, Italy

Gabon

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Gambia

230 V

50 HZ

UK

Ghana

240 V

50 HZ

UK

Ivory Coast

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Kenya

240 V

50 HZ

UK

Lesotho

230 V

60 HZ

UK

Liberia

120 V

60 HZ

Europe, USA

Libya

115-220 V

50 HZ

Europe, USA, UK

Malawi

230 V

50 HZ

UK

Mali

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Mauritania

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Mauritius

230 V

50 HZ

UK

Morocco

127-220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Mozambique

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Namibia (Nambia)

220 V

50 HZ

South Africa

Niger

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Nigeria

230 V

50 HZ

UK

Rwanda

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Senegal

110 V

50 HZ

Europe

Sierra Leone

230 V

50 HZ

UK

Somalia

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

South Africa

220-240 V

50 HZ

South Africa

Sudan

240V

50 HZ

UK

Swaziland

220 V

50 HZ

UK

Tanzania

230 V

50 HZ

UK

Togo

127-220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Tunisia

127-220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Uganda

240 V

50 HZ

UK

Zaire

220 V

50 HZ

Europe

Zambia

220 V

50 HZ

UK

Zimbabwe

220 V

50 HZ

UK

South America

 

 

 

Argentina

230 V

50 HZ

Europe, Australia

Bolivia

110 V

50 HZ

USA

Brazil

110-127-220 V

60 HZ

Europe, USA

Chile

220 V

50 HZ

Europe, Italy

Colombia

110-220 V

50 HZ

USA

Ecuador

110-220 V

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