Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Kuwait to Korea, North?

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Summary

The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Kuwait and Korea, North.

KuwaitKorea, North
Plug TypesC, GC
Voltage240V220V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

In Kuwait 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

Korea, North uses Socket Type C, which is the same as the plug type of your appliances from Kuwait. You will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type G

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type G
(Kuwait)
to Plug Type C
(Korea, North)

Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in Kuwait (240V) and Korea, North (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 Kuwait and Korea, North is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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