The multi-standards and sockets can often lead to confusion when you planning on staying in a different country, especially if you have never visited before. So it is important to make sure that your appliances will be safe during your holiday in Georgia as there may be voltage differences between Georgia and your country, for the most part.
In this post, we explain everything you need to know about safely using your electric appliances in Georgia.
Electricity in Georgia:
- Georgia standard voltage is : 220 V
- Georgia standard frequency : 50 HZ
- Georgia power Plug Types : C and F.
The power plugs and sockets in Georgia:
The power plugs and sockets in Georgia are of types C and F . Check out the following pictures:
Type C: Is known as the standard Euro plug, and this plug socket also works with the plug type E and the plug type F.
Type F: This plug type also known as Schuko, this plug socket also works with the plug C and the plug E.
The voltage and frequency in Georgia:
- Standard voltage in Georgia is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
You will use your electric appliances in Georgia, if the standard voltage in your country is the range of 220 V – 240 V as is in the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa. But if the standard voltage in your country is between 100 V – 127 V which is common in the United State, Canada and most South American countries, you will need a voltage converter in Georgia.
In the other hand, if the frequency in Georgia (50 Hz) differs from the one in your home country, it is not advised to use your appliances. But you could (at your own risk) try to use the appliance for a short time if there is no voltage difference.
The travel adapter in Georgia:
The power adapters can adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Georgian power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. The power adapters are most likely be available in major airports prior to departure, however the range of adapters might be limited to popular destinations. And it is recommended to research the exact type of adapter required prior to shopping at the airport.
The following information is for the travelers living in the United States of America:
- In Georgia, you cannot use your equipment without a voltage converter, because the standard voltage in Georgia (220 V) is higher than in the United States of America (120 V).
- And you can damage your appliances, you will need a voltage converter in Georgia when living in the United States of America!. Also, you will need a power plug adapter, you should consider a combined plug adapter/voltage converter.
- And the frequency in Georgia (50 Hz) differs from the frequency in the United States of America (60 Hz). So you should use a voltage converter which also changes the frequency, but these are hard to find.