Power plugs and outlets used in North Korea


Are you visiting North Korea and you need to know if you need any adapter or converter for the power plugs and power outlets used in North Korea? Please select from which country you are to see if you need any adapters and/or converters in North Korea.



Electricity in North Korea

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

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


Power plugs and outlets North Korea

The outlets and plugs used in North Korea are C.. You can take a look at the pictures below to see how each plug and socket type looks.

North Korea power plug outlet type C

Are the power plugs and sockets different from your home country? Click on the link below for a universal power plug adapter for North Korea.

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Voltage and frequency used in North Korea

All sockets in North Korea provide a standard voltage of 220V with a frequency of 60Hz.

You can use all your equipment in North Korea if the standard 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.

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The standard frequency in North Korea is 60Hz. If this frequency is different than the frequency in your home country we do not recommend to use your electronic equipment in North Korea. But if the voltage is the same (220V) it is possible to use your equipment for a short time (AT YOUR OWN RISK). This especially applies to any moving, rotating or time related appliances.

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