Denmark

Power

Denmark supplies electricity at 230 volts, at 50 hertz, using types C, F, E, and K sockets.

The World Bank rates power quality in Denmark at 6.9 out of 7.0, suggesting almost no interruptions or voltage fluctuations.

Sockets

Most of Denmark's homes and businesses use types C, and K 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.

Denmark's type C socket and compatible type C plug

Type K

Type K sockets, also known as Danish sockets, have a recessed, round receptacle, with two round, parallel, line and neutral pin holes, and a U-shaped, offset, grounding pin hole.

Type K sockets accept types K, and C plugs.

Denmark's type K socket and compatible types K, and C plugs

Uncommon Sockets

In parts of Denmark travelers might also encounter types F, and E sockets.

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.

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

Type E

Type E sockets, also known as French sockets, have a round, recessed, receptacle with two round, parallel, line and neutral pin holes, and a round, offset, male grounding pin.

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

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