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Travel Adapter for Suriname

The electrical receptacles used in Suriname are type C and type F. These are 2 variants of the same receptacle - one grounded (with an earth pin) and the other ungrounded. You will therefore need a US to type C/F adapter in order to plug in your appliances.
Type CEF Adapter
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Please be aware that whilst a travel adapter will allow you to physically fit a US plug into a different receptacle it will not change the voltage or frequency of the supply.

Warning triangle Voltage - The mains voltage in Suriname is 127 V which is incompatible with most US appliances (US voltage is currently specified as 120 V + /- 5%). Check any appliances that you wish to use carefully to see what voltage is specified. Items such as laptops will often specify "100 - 240V" either on the equipment or the power supply (if it has one). If not then you will need a transformer to operate your appliance. If it is not marked as able to accept the local voltage do not plug it in! It is extremely dangerous to attempt to operate appliances at higher voltages than they are rated for and may result in damage to the appliance, fire and serious injury to the operator

Frequency - The frequency is 60 Hz which is the same as the US.

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Plug / Outlet Types in use in
Suriname


Voltage: 127 V Warning triangle
Frequency: 60 Hz

Type C Outlet used in Suriname
Type C Outlet

Type C Plug used in Suriname
Type C Plug

Type F Outlet used in Suriname
Type F Outlet

Type F Plug used in Suriname
Type F Plug



At a Glance

Suriname flag
 
 
 
 
Capital:
Paramaribo
Population:
537,311
(Jul 2014 estimate)
Area:
163,270 km2
(63,039 sq mi)
   Land:
98.9 %
   Water:
1.1 %
 
 
 
 
Time Zone:
UTC -3
Dialling Code:
+597
Currency:
Suriname Dollar (SRD)
Language:
Dutch
 
 
 
 
Country Code:
(ISO 3166-1 alpha-2)
SR
Country Code:
(ISO 3166-1 alpha-3)
SUR
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