Belgium: power plug adapter type

           Are you thinking of visiting Belgium, you need to know if your appliances that will bring with you will work, and if you need any adapter or converter for the power plugs and some information about the power outlets used in Belgium. We will cover all this in this article.

The Electricity in Belgium   :

  • The Belgium voltage is: 230 V
  • Belgium standard frequency: 50 HZ
  • Belgium power Plug Type: C and E

The power plugs and sockets in Belgium

Power plugs and sockets in Belgium are of type C and E. Check out the following pictures:

Type C : Is the plug type which has two round pins.

Type E: This type of plug is a French origin , has two round pins and a hole for the sockets’ male earthling pin. And this socket also works with plug C and with plug F .

 Electrical voltage and frequency in Belgium

  All the sockets in Belgium provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 50Hz.You can use all your appliances in Belgium if the standard voltage in your own country is between 220V and 240V. And this is mostly the case in Europe, Australia, United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

        If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V and 127V which is most common in the United State Canada and countries in South America you will need a voltage converter in Belgium. Be warned , without a converter you will damage you electronic equipment.

         In Belgium the standard frequency is 50Hz. But if this frequency is different than the frequency in your home (230V) it is possible to use your equipment for a short time. And this especially applies to any moving, rotating or Country we do not advice to use your electronic equipment in Belgium. Otherwise, if the voltage is the same time-related appliances.

Travel plug adapter in Belgium

       You need a voltage converter if the local voltage is less than that in your own country.  Otherwise, some say You can carefully try to use your appliances in Belgium without a converter, and Most likely they won’t be damaged, but may not function optimally. But If you don’t want to take any chances, use a converter.

You think to visit Belgium for a week or month, here is some advices for you to make your trip enjoyable :

  • You need to know is it a good time of the year to visit?
  • This very important someone of your parents or friends should know where you are at all day.
  • And pick up the language. No matter where you are, be able to use basic phrases and ask for
  • directions and for help if you need to.
  • Don’t take with you a lot of cash at once.
  • Do not go with strangers or tell a stranger where you’re staying.
  • Do not bring strangers back to the hotel room. And If someone knocks on your hotel room, even
  • if it’s deliver  room service, act  like someone else is in the room with you. Say “we,” not “I.”

We wish you a good journey .

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