Bhutan

Power

Bhutan supplies electricity at 230 volts, at 50 hertz, using types C, D, F, G, and M sockets.

Sockets

Most of Bhutan's homes and businesses use types C, and F sockets.

Type C

Type C sockets, also known as Europlug sockets, have a round, recessed, receptacle with two round, parallel, line and neutral pin holes.

Type C sockets only accept type C plugs.

Bhutan's type C socket and compatible type C plug

Type F

Type F sockets, also known as Schuko, or German sockets, have a round, recessed, receptacle with two round, parallel, line and neutral pin holes, and a grounding contact on each side.

Type F sockets accept types E, C, and F plugs.

Bhutan's type F socket and compatible types E, C, and F plugs

Uncommon Sockets

In parts of Bhutan travelers might also encounter types D, G, and M sockets.

Type D

Type D sockets, also known as Indian sockets, have a flat receptacle with two parallel line and neutral pin holes, and a round, offset, wider, grounding pin hole.

Type D sockets accept types D, and C plugs.

Bhutan's type D socket and compatible types D, and C plugs

Type G

Type G sockets, also known as UK, or British sockets, have a flat receptacle with two rectangular, parallel, line and neutral pin holes, with an offset, perpendicular, grounding pin hole, all with shutters to prevent the insertion of foreign objects.

Type G sockets accept type G plugs, and their 2-pin variants.

Bhutan's type G socket and compatible types G, and G (2-pin) plugs

Type M

Type M sockets, also known as South African sockets, have a flat receptacle with two parallel line and neutral pin holes, and a round, offset, wider, grounding pin hole.

Type M sockets only accept type M plugs.

Bhutan's type M socket and compatible type M plug
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