Faroe Islands

Power

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

Sockets

Most of the Faroe Islands'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.

The Faroe Islands'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.

The Faroe Islands's type K socket and compatible types K, and C plugs

Uncommon Sockets

In parts of the Faroe Islands 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.

The Faroe Islands'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.

The Faroe Islands's type E socket and compatible types E, C, and F plugs
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