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Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Germany?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from the United Kingdom to Germany. In Germany, people are using different plugs and plug sockets that are not compatible with plugs from the United Kingdom!

Germany und United Kingdom compared
Flag: United Kingdom
United Kingdom
GOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Germany
Germany
COutlets of type CFOutlets of type FOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
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Country information

About Germany

Flag: About Germany

Germany is a country in Europe (Western Europe) with about 80.9 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 357 000 km². The capital of Germany is Berlin (3.4 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking German.

The neighbors of Germany are Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland.

TLD: .deCurrency: EURCountry calling code: +49Country Code : DE
Power sockets

Which types of plugs are used in Germany?

Germany uses plugs of type C and F. Plug sockets of type G, which are common in the United Kingdom, are not in use in Germany.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Germany?

The voltage in Germany is 230 volts.

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Germany?

The utility frequency in Germany is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in the United Kingdom. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Germany.

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