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

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

Italy und United Kingdom compared
Flag: United Kingdom
United Kingdom
GOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Italy
Italy
COutlets of type CFOutlets of type FLOutlets of type LOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
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Country information

About Italy

Flag: About Italy

Italy is a country in Europe (Southern Europe) with about 61.9 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 301 000 km². The capital of Italy is Rome (2.9 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Italian, German, French, Sardinian, Catalan, Corsican and Slovenian.

The neighbors of Italy are Austria, France, San Marino, Slovenia, Switzerland and Vatican City.

TLD: .itCurrency: EURCountry calling code: +39Country Code : IT
Power sockets

Which types of plugs are used in Italy?

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

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Italy?

The voltage in Italy 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 Italy?

The utility frequency in Italy 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 Italy.

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