Power plugs and outlets
North Korea

Types of plugs and outlets used in North Korea

The outlet and plug type used in North Korea is C. Take a look at the picture below to see what this plug and socket type looks like.

North Korea type C plug
Type C plug

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

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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.

Voltage: 220V Frequency: 60Hz

Can I use my equipment?

Depending on the type of electronic equipment and the voltage / frequency in your home country, you might need a converter.

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Can I use my equipment?

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.

The standard frequency in North Korea 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.

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