Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from Kiribati to South Korea


Are you from Kiribati and visiting South Korea? You might want to know if you need a power plug adapter or power converter when traveling from Kiribati to South Korea? Check below to see if you need any adapter or converter and which power plugs and power sockets are used in South Korea compared to Kiribati.


You need a power plug adapter!
No voltage converter needed
Always check the specifications on your power plugs or devices, if it says 100V-240V and 50Hz-60Hz (usually the case with small electronic devices like phones and tablets) you do not need a voltage converter, just a power plug adapter if stated above.

Electricity in Kiribati and South Korea

Kiribati

In Kiribati they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type I

The voltage is 240V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.

South Korea

In South Korea they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C
  • Type F

The voltage is 220V and the standard frequency is 60Hz.


Power plugs and sockets in Kiribati and South Korea

The power plug types in Kiribati (Type I) and South Korea (Type C, Type F) are NOT the same. You do need an additional power plug adapter when you are traveling. We advise you to buy a world universal travel power plug adapter. Find the perfect adapter with the link below.

Click here for a universal world power plug adapter

Power plug and socket types in Kiribati Power plug and socket types in South Korea
Type I Type C, Type F
Kiribati power plug outlet type I
South Korea power plug outlet type C
South Korea power plug outlet type F

Voltage and frequency used in Kiribati and South Korea

The voltage in Kiribati (240V/50Hz) and South Korea (220V/60Hz) is the same (or in acceptable range). You do not need an additional voltage converter when you are traveling.

Always check the specifications on your power plugs or devices, if it says 100V-240V and 50Hz-60Hz (usually the case with small electronic devices like phones and tablets) you do not need a voltage converter, just a power plug adapter if stated above.
Voltage converter / Power plug adapter combo

Kiribati South Korea
Voltage 240V 220V
Frequency 50Hz 60Hz