Cuba electrical outlets & plugs
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Traveling to Cuba? Quickly see if you need a power plug adapter or voltage converter by selecting your country of origin above to compare the electrical outlets and power plugs between your country and Cuba.

Cuba electrical outlet and plug types

Cuba uses power outlets and plugs of types A, B, C & L. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like:

Cuba type A plug
Type A plug
Cuba type B plug
Type B plug
Cuba type C plug
Type C plug
Cuba type L plug
Type L plug

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  • Type A - Mostly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America, China and Japan. No other plug types will fit in a type A outlet.

  • Type B - Similar to type A, but with an extra pin for grounding. Mainly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America and Japan. Plugs of type A will also fit into a type B socket.

  • 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 L - From Italian origin, mainly used in Italy and Chile. Type C plugs also fit into a type L outlet.


Electricity in Cuba - voltage and frequency

All power sockets in Cuba provide a standard voltage of 110V with a standard frequency of 60Hz.

You can use all your equipment in Cuba if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 100V-127V. This is mostly the case in the US, Canada and countries in South America.

The standard frequency in Cuba 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.

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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