Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Faroe Islands to Iran?

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The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Faroe Islands and Iran.

Faroe IslandsIran
Plug TypesC, KC
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

In Faroe Islands there's more than one plug type in use.

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type C

No adaptor needed

Iran uses Socket Type C, which is the same as the plug type of your appliances from Faroe Islands. You will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type K

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type K
(Faroe Islands)
to Plug Type C



The voltages found in Faroe Islands (220V) and Iran (230V) are not exactly the same, but the difference is tolerable, so you should not need a transformer.

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Frequency of Electrical Current

The frequency found in Faroe Islands and Iran is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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