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Plug Type L

Used in: Italy (see complete list of countries on the right)

There are two variations of the Type L plug, one rated at 10 amps, and one at 16 amps. The 10 amp version has two round pins that are 4 mm think and spaced 5.5 mm apart, with a grounding pin in the middle. The 16 amp version has two round pins that are 5 mm thick, spaced 8mm apart, as well as a grounding pin. Italy has a kind of “universal” socket that comprises a “schuko” socket for C, E, F and L plugs and a “bipasso” socket for L and C plugs.

Locations using Plug Type L

Chile 220V 50Hz C, L
Eritrea 230V 50Hz C, L
Ethiopia 220V 50Hz C, E, F, L
Italy 230V 50HzC, F, L
Libya 127V 230V 50HzC, D, F, L
Maldives 230V 50HzA, C, D, G, J, K, L
San Marino 230V 50Hz C, F, L
Syrian Arab Republic 220V 50HzC, E, L
Uruguay 230V 50HzC, F, I, L