Last updated: 12 March 2021
What type of plugs and sockets are used in French Guiana?
When you are going on a trip to French Guiana, be sure to pack the appropriate travel plug adapter that fits the local sockets. But what do those electrical outlets look like? In French Guiana, types C and E are the official standards. Just like the rest of France, all French overseas departments have standardized on the same plug, outlets, voltage and frequency. Since type F plugs are identical to type E plugs, they can also be used with type E sockets.
- commonly used in Europe, South America & Asia
- 2 pins
- not grounded
- 2.5 A, 10 A & 16 A
- almost always 220 – 240 V
- socket compatible with plug type C
What is the mains voltage in French Guiana?
Just like in the rest of France, the voltage in French Guiana is 230 volts and the frequency is 50 Hz.