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Latvia Latvia electrical outlets : do I need a travel adapter?

You're going to travel to Latvia 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 Latvia, you have to consider 3 things : the shape of the plugs, the voltage and the frequency of the current delivered by electrical outlets in Latvia.

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Latvia

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

electrical outlet socket type C in Latvia
type C
electrical outlet socket type F in Latvia
type F

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

Plug adapter for Latvia

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

best travel adapters for latvia

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Latvia

What is the type of electrical outlets and current in Latvia?

The type of electrical outlets used in Latvia are Type C and Type F. Type C outlets have two round pins, while Type F outlets have two round pins with two earth clips on the sides.

The commonly used current in Latvia is 230 volts AC, with a frequency of 50 hertz.

How can I charge the battery of my phone or computer in Latvia?

To charge the battery of your phone or computer in Latvia, you can follow the steps below:

  1. Make sure you have the appropriate chargers for your device(s) which are compatible with the Latvian electrical system.
  2. Locate an electrical outlet in your vicinity. Latvia uses Type C and Type F sockets.
  3. Insert the plug of your charger into the electrical outlet.
  4. Connect the charging cable of your phone or computer to the charger.
  5. Ensure that the other end of the charging cable is securely connected to your device.
  6. Wait for your device to start charging. You may see a battery icon on the screen indicating the charging process.
  7. Leave your device plugged in until it reaches an acceptable battery level.
  8. Once your device is successfully charged, unplug the charger from the electrical outlet and disconnect it from your device.

It is important to note that the voltage in Latvia is 230V, so ensure that your charger is compatible with this voltage. Additionally, it is advisable to use surge protectors or voltage converters if required to protect your devices from electrical irregularities.

Which power adapter should I buy for Latvia?

When buying a power adapter for use in Latvia, it is recommended to purchase a Type C power adapter. Type C power adapters are commonly used in Latvia and are compatible with the country's electrical outlets.

Type C power adapters have two round pins and operate on a voltage of 230 volts at a frequency of 50 hertz. These adapters are suitable for most small electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

Ensure that the power adapter you choose is compatible with the voltage and frequency in Latvia to avoid damaging your devices. It is always advisable to check the specifications and voltage requirements of your specific devices before purchasing a power adapter.

What are the 20 largest cities in Latvia?

Below is a list of the 20 largest cities in Latvia:

  1. Riga
  2. Daugavpils
  3. Liepāja
  4. Jūrmala
  5. Ventspils
  6. Jelgava
  7. Rēzekne
  8. Valmiera
  9. Ogre
  10. Tukums
  11. Cēsis
  12. Salaspils
  13. Kuldīga
  14. Talsi
  15. Dobele
  16. Gulbene
  17. Bauska
  18. Krāslava
  19. Sigulda
  20. Limbazi