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Basse-Terre electrical outlets & plugs

Basse-Terre uses power outlets and plugs of types C, D & E. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like:

Do the outlets look different in your country? You'll need a power plug adapter.

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  • Type C - The standard European plug. Commonly used in Europe, South-America and Asia, but also in quite a few other countries. Plugs of type E and F will also fit in a type C outlet.

  • Type D - Mostly used in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and a few African countries. No other plug types will fit in a type D socket.

  • Type E - Mainly used in France, Belgium, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Plug types C and F also fit in a type E outlet.

Electricity in Basse-Terre - voltage and frequency

All power sockets in Basse-Terre provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 50Hz.

You can use all your equipment in Basse-Terre if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V-127V (which is most common in the US, Canada and countries in South America) you might need a voltage converter in Basse-Terre.

The standard frequency in Basse-Terre is 50Hz. If this frequency differs from the frequency used in your home country, please use caution when plugging in your devices. Check the small print on the device to see if the device can handle the frequency. Please note we regularly check our electricity information with the International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC)

Small print on the device or power adapter indicates what voltages the device can work with. If you see 100-240V 50/60Hz printed, the adapter is rated to work on all voltages used worldwide. Please note that power plug adapters only convert plug types and do not convert voltages.

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Frequently asked questions

In Basse-Terre they use power plugs and electrical outlets of types C, D & E.

Basse-Terre electrical outlets and plug types

The standard voltage in Basse-Terre is 230V at a frequency of 50Hz.