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Travel Adaptor for Iran

The electrical sockets used in Iran are type C and type F. These are 2 variants of the same socket - one grounded (with an earth pin) and the other ungrounded. You will therefore need a UK 3 pin to type C/F adaptor in order to plug in your appliances.
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Please be aware that whilst a travel adaptor will allow you to physically plug a UK 3 pin plug into a different socket it will not change the voltage or frequency of the supply.

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

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

Special considerations - Type C wall sockets are less common, and exist only in older installations. Type F is used for new installations. Type C Plugs are common for low-power devices.

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Plug / Socket Types in use in

Voltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz

Type C Socket used in Iran
Type C Socket

Type C Plug used in Iran
Type C Plug

Type F Socket used in Iran
Type F Socket

Type F Plug used in Iran
Type F Plug

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