National Standards on Voltage and Plugs

- Jul 22, 2019-

National Standards on Voltage and Plugs


More and more friends travel abroad for business, love travel network carefully organized for everyone about the plug, voltage information, please prepare in advance for the transfer of plugs, so as not to be needed.

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Voltage overview of the world
At present, there are roughly two types of voltage used in indoor electricity use in various countries in the world, namely 100V to 130V, and 220 to 240V. 100V, 110-130V are classified as low pressure, such as the United States, Japan, etc., and the voltage on board, focusing on safety; 220-240V is called high pressure, which includes 220 volts in China and 230 volts in the United Kingdom and many European countries, focusing on efficiency. In countries with a 220-230V voltage, there are also 110-130V voltages, such as Sweden and Russia.

100V: Japan, South Korea

110 ~ 130V: China Taiwan, United States, Canada, Mexico, Panama, Cuba, Lebanon and other 30 countries

220-230V: China, Hong Kong(200V), United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, India, Singapore, Thailand, Netherlands, Spain, Greece, Austria, Philippines, Norway about 120 countries

Description of switching plugs to be prepared for overseas travel

The standard plug is used in China, Australia, New Zealand, and Argentina and is characterized by three flat heads. The US-standard plugs are used in the United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, the Philippines, Thailand and other countries and Taiwan. They are characterized by two rounds and two flat.


British standard plugs are used in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, India, Pakistan, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Maldives, Qatar and other countries and regions. They are characterized by three heads. The European standard(German standard) plugs are used in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Austria, Belgium, Hungary, Spain, Sweden and other EU countries, as well as South Korea, Russia and other countries. The characteristics are two round heads.


South African standard plugs are mainly used in South Africa, India, and Russia and are characterized by three round heads. There are also Italian standard(Italian standard) plugs, Swiss standard(Swiss standard) plugs and so on.

There are also cases where the same country or region uses multiple standards to convert plugs abroad. American Standard(used by the United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, the Philippines, Thailand and other countries and Taiwan, characterized by two rounds of flat. )

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European Standard(used by countries such as China, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Austria, Belgium, Hungary, Spain, Sweden and other EU countries, as well as South Korea, Russia and other countries)

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British Standard(Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, India, Pakistan, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Maldives, Qatar)

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Switzerland

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Italy

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Denmark:

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Australian Standard(Australia, New Zealand):

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Argentina:

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Brazil:

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South Africa(used by South Africa, India, Russia):

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Israel:

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Japan

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China(In fact, there are many kinds of plugs in China. If we are aware of them, we will find that there are many kinds of everything, but most of them are US and European standards.)

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Various plugs English icons:
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