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Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to the Faroe Islands?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to the Faroe Islands. On the Faroe Islands, people are using different power plugs and power outlets that are not compatible with plugs from Australia!

Faroe Islands und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Faroe Islands
Faroe Islands
COutlets of type CEOutlets of type EFOutlets of type FKOutlets of type KOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Country information

About the Faroe Islands

Flag: About the Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands are a country in Europe (Northern Europe) with about 50 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 1 000 km². The capital of the Faroe Islands is Tórshavn (13 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Faroese and Danish.

The Faroe Islands do not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .foCurrency: Country calling code: +298Country Code : FO
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used on the Faroe Islands?

The Faroe Islands use power plugs of type C, E, F and K. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use on the Faroe Islands.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage on the Faroe Islands?

The voltage on the Faroe Islands is 230 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 230 volts in Australia. This means that you can use all your electrical appliances without any problems.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency on the Faroe Islands?

The utility frequency on the Faroe Islands is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances on the Faroe Islands.

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