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Travel Plug Adaptor for Poland

The electrical sockets used in Poland are type E. You will therefore need a UK 3 pin to type C/E plug adaptor in order to connect your devices.
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Please be aware that whilst a travel adaptor will allow you to physically plug a UK plug into a different socket it will not change the voltage or frequency of the supply.

Voltage - The mains voltage in Poland is 230 V which is compatible with all UK appliances (UK voltage is currently specified as 230 V +10% / - 6%).

Frequency - The frequency in Poland is 50 Hz which is the same as the UK.

Special considerations - "Type C Plugs are common, especially for low-power devices. Type C Soviet sockets could be seen in old houses and in countryside. Industrial appliances use 3-phase 400V AC (formerly 380V AC) supply."

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Plug / Socket Types in use in

Voltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz

Type C Plug used in Poland
Type C Plug

Type E Socket used in Poland
Type E Socket

Type E Plug used in Poland
Type E Plug

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