North Korea

Power

North Korea supplies electricity at 220, and 110 volts, at 50, and 60 hertz, using types A, C, and F sockets.

Sockets

Most of North Korea'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.

North Korea'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.

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

Uncommon Sockets

In parts of North Korea travelers might also encounter type A sockets.

Type A

Type A sockets, also known as US, or North American sockets, have a flat receptacle, with two rectangular, parallel, pin holes, one slightly larger than the other.

Type A sockets only accept type A plugs.

North Korea's type A socket and compatible type A plug
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