Last updated: 13 August 2020

What type of plugs and sockets are used in Mongolia?

In Mongolia, plug and socket types C and F are the official standards. Sockets, however, are often universal ones and accept types A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I and O.




Type F

  • used almost everywhere in Europe & Russia, except for the UK & Ireland
  • 2 pins
  • grounded
  • 16 A
  • 220 – 240 V
  • socket compatible with plug types C, E & F
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Type C

  • 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
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Universal socket

Type A B C D E F G I O

  • most frequently used type of universal socket in Mongolia
  • compatible with the following plugs:
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Universal socket

Type A C I

  • Chinese hybrid socket
  • is becoming more popular in Mongolia due to cheap Chinese imports
  • compatible with the following plugs:
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What is the mains voltage in Mongolia?

Just like in most of the world, the voltage in Mongolia is 230 volts and the frequency is 50 Hz.

230 V ~ 50 Hz



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