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How to use plugs from France in Argentina

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from France to Argentina in this page. If you want a report for other countries, re-start the wizard to find to electric adapters for your trip here.

Quick Chart at-a-glance

  France Argentina  
Voltage: 230V. 220V. icons/teeth.gif icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: E. C, I. icons/exclamation2.gif  
Hertz: 50Hz. 50Hz. icons/teeth.gif  

If you are electrical savvy, perhaps the previous chart is all you need. If this is not the case, you can continue reading and discover what the chart is saying!

Plugs and Sockets at each country

In France the following plugs are used: (includes Paris, French Rivera, Provence, Loire Valley, Marseille, Lyon, Nice, Tahiti Nui, Tahiti Iti.)

France' Plug Type E
Plug Type E
France' Outlet Type E
Outlet Type E

... and in Argentina you will use: (includes Patagonia, Buenos Aires, Salta, Iguazú, Bariloche, Usuahia, Rosario, Tigre.)

Argentina' Plug Type C Argentina' Plug Type I
Plug Type C Plug Type I
Argentina' Outlet Type C Argentina' Outlet Type I
Outlet Type C Outlet Type I

Considerations for Argentina

Argentinian electrical network is stable and the 3rd major energy producer in Latin America. You should not expect major issues in the country.

Glacier

Glacier

Voltage

Similar voltage

The voltage is not exact, but the difference is usually tolerable by electrical devices. Its mostly safe to plug your electrical apparatus from France in Argentina without a voltage adapter. If you have any concerns with a special device i.e. a medical device, you probably want to seek further professional help.

Plugs Type

Different plug systems

Different plug systems

Sorry, none of the plugs used in both countries are common. You will definitelly need plug adapters, please continue reading for more information.

Adapters

Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from France in outlets type I from Argentina back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from France in outlets type I from Argentina
Front Back

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N into outlets type: I.

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M from France in outlets type I from Argentina back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M from France in outlets type I from Argentina
Front Back

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M into outlets type: I.

Adapters you can buy

You can buy the following multi-purpose adapters from Amazon. Please also take a look at the recommended gadgets for your trip.

Hertz

Equal Hertz

This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same Hertz.

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