How to use plugs from Germany in People Republic of China
Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Germany to People Republic of China 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
|Germany||People Republic of China|
|Plugs Type:||C, F.||A, I, G.|
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 Germany the following plugs are used: (includes Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Hanover, Dresden, Bremen.)
|Plug Type C||Plug Type F|
|Outlet Type C||Outlet Type F|
... and in People Republic of China you will use: (includes Beijing, Shanghai, Chéngdū, Hángzhōu.)
|Plug Type A||Plug Type I||Plug Type G|
|Outlet Type A||Outlet Type I||Outlet Type G|
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The voltage is not exact, but the difference is usually tolerable by electrical devices. Its mostly safe to plug your electrical apparatus from Germany in People Republic of China 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.
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.
Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:
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.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M into outlets type: I.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, I, M into outlets type: G.
This is a very cheap adapter without loose terminal and finger protection; it does have earth pass-though (good); but no good grip because of so many different supported plugs. We recommend to use a more expensive option if available.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: C, D, E, F, G, M into outlets type: A, B.
This adapter is probably illegal in some countries, we put it here for educational purposes; it does not have earth connection but it allows earthed plugs to be connected to it. It has no finger-terminal protection. Try to go for a more expensive and safer alternative.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: C, E, F into outlets type: A, B.
Simple, small and cheap. You can buy half a dozen of them for almost no money and they will not occupy space in your travel bag. its drawback, it does not have earth-connection but it might not be required for some devices.
Adapters you can buy
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