Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from France to Greenland?

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

Plug TypesEC, K
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

France uses Plug Type E.

Your Appliance has Plug Type E

In Greenland there's more than one socket type in use. You may require more than one adaptor.

Adaptor 1 of 2

Socket Type E
to Plug Type C

Adaptor 2 of 2

Socket Type E
to Plug Type K



The voltages found in France (230V) and Greenland (220V) 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 France and Greenland is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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