About North Korea
North Korea is a country in Asia (Eastern Asia) with about 25 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 121 000 km². The capital of North Korea is Pyongyang (4.1 Millionen inhabitants).
People in the country are mainly speaking Korean.
The neighbors of North Korea are China, South Korea and Russia.TLD: .kpCurrency: KPWCountry calling code: +850Country Code : KP
Which types of power plugs are used in North Korea?
North Korea uses power plugs of type C. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in North Korea.
What is the Electricity Voltage in North Korea?
The voltage in North Korea is 220 volts.
The voltage, therefore, is lower than the 230 volts in Australia. This difference means that you have to be cautious when using electrical devices purchased in Australia:
You should read the instruction manual of your device and check at which voltage it is safe to use.
If the voltage stated in the user's manual or on the device's power supply differs from the mains voltage in North Korea, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.
What is the utility frequency in North Korea?
The utility frequency in North Korea is 50 Hertz.
The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in North Korea.