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Plug Type G

Used in: UK, Ireland, Cyprus, Malta, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong (see complete list of countries on the right)

The Type G electrical plug has three rectangular blades in a triangular pattern and has an incorporated fuse (usually a 3 amps fuse for smaller appliances such as a computer and a 13 amps one for heavy duty appliances such as heaters). British sockets have shutters on the live and neutral contacts so that foreign objects can’t be introduced into them.

Locations using Plug Type G

Bangladesh220V50HzC, D, G, K
Belize 110V 220V 60HzA, B, G
Bhutan230V50HzC, D, F, G, M
Botswana230V50HzD, G, M
Brunei Darussalam240V50HzG
Cambodia230V50HzA, C, G
Dominica230V50HzD, G
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)240V50HzG
Ghana230V50HzD, G
Gibraltar240V50HzC, G
Guyana240V60HzA, B, D, G
Hong Kong220V50HzG, D
Iraq230V50HzC, D, G
Isle of Man240V50HzC, G
Jordan230V50HzB, C, D, F, G, J
Kuwait240V50HzC, G
Lebanon220V50HzA, B, C, D, G
Macau220V50HzD, M, G, F
Malaysia240V 50HzA, C, G, M
Maldives230V50HzA, C, D, G, J, K, L
Mauritius230V50HzC, G
Myanmar230V50HzC, D, F, G
Nigeria230V50HzD, G
Oman240V50HzC, G
Pakistan230V50HzC, D, G, M
Qatar240V50HzD, G
Saint Kitts and Nevis230V60HzA, B, D, G
Saint Lucia240V50HzG
SaintVincent and the Grenadines230V50HzA, C, E, G, I, K
Saudi Arabia 220V 230V60Hz G
Sierra Leone230V50HzD, G
Singapore230V50HzC, G, M
Solomon Islands220V50HzI, G
Sri Lanka230V50HzD, M, G
Tanzania230V50HzD, G
United Arab Emirates220V50HzC, D, G
United Kingdom230V 50HzG
Vanuatu220V50HzC, G, I
Yemen230V50HzA, D, G
Zambia230V50HzC, D, G
Zimbabwe220V50HzD, G