Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from China, Peoples Republic of to France?

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Summary

The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both China, Peoples Republic of and France.

China, Peoples Republic ofFrance
Plug TypesA, I, GE
Voltage220V230V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

In China, Peoples Republic of there's more than one plug type in use.

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type A

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type A
(China, Peoples Republic of)
to Plug Type E
(France)

Your Appliance has Plug Type I

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type I
(China, Peoples Republic of)
to Plug Type E
(France)

Your Appliance has Plug Type G

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type G
(China, Peoples Republic of)
to Plug Type E
(France)

Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in China, Peoples Republic of (220V) and France (230V) are not exactly the same, but the difference is tolerable, so you should not need a transformer.

Good to know

Frequency of Electrical Current

The frequency found in China, Peoples Republic of and France is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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