Power plugs and outlets
Simply obsessed with power plugs and outlets
Going on an internship, volunteering abroad or simply traveling for pleasure? We've got you covered. Wherever you go, World Power Plugs makes sure you can power up. In seconds you'll know if you need a plug adapter or a power converter for any outlets used around the world.
Our worldwide electricity information is always kept up to date and checked with the International Electrotechnical Commission and Electrical Safety First.
Power plugs and outlets used around the world
In an ideal world all power plugs and outlets would have been the same around the world. Unfortunately this is not the case. Most countries and continents use their own system of plugs and power outlets.
Check the world power plug map below to see in which country which plugs and outlets are used.
Voltage and frequency used around the world
Just like the use of different plug types the voltage and frequencies can also be different per country or continent. Check the map below to see which voltage and frequencies are used around the world.
Power plug and electrical outlet types
Below you can find images of all the different types of power plugs and electrical outlets that are in use around the world.