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Brasília electrical outlets & plugs

Brasília uses power outlets and plugs of types C & N. 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 N - Only used in South Africa and Brazil. Type C plugs will also fit into an outlet of type N.

Electricity in Brasília - voltage and frequency

All power sockets in Brasília provide a standard voltage of 220V with a standard frequency of 60Hz.

You can use all your equipment in Brasília if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 100V-240V. This is mostly the case in Europe, Australia, United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

The standard frequency in Brasília is 60Hz. 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 Brasília they use power plugs and electrical outlets of types C & N.

Brasília electrical outlets and plug types

The standard voltage in Brasília is 220V at a frequency of 60Hz.