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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 the United Kingdom to the Faroe Islands. On the Faroe Islands, people are using different plugs and plug sockets that are not compatible with plugs from the United Kingdom!

Faroe Islands und United Kingdom compared
Flag: United Kingdom
United Kingdom
GOutlets of type GOutlets
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
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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 plugs are used on the Faroe Islands?

The Faroe Islands use plugs of type C, E, F and K. Plug sockets of type G, which are common in the United Kingdom, 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 the United Kingdom. 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 the United Kingdom. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances on the Faroe Islands.

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