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France France power plug : do I need a travel adapter?

You're going to travel to France and you don't know if your electric devices (your computer, mobile phone, battery charger...) will be able to work there?

To know if you need a travel plug adapter to go to France, you have to consider 3 things : the shape of the plugs, the voltage and the frequency of the current delivered by electrical outlets in France.

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in France

Here are the shape of the sockets in France, and the the types of plugs used in France :

electrical socket type C in France
type C
electrical socket type E in France
type E
electrical socket type F in France
type F

plug type c  plug type e  plug type ef  plug type f  

If none of your usual plug is compatible, you should buy a universal travel adapter to be able to plug your electric devices (please visit our selection on Amazon for details).

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Voltage and frequency in France

Voltage : 230 V
Frequency : 50 Hz