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Local information 7: Electricity

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Electricity is supplied at 110 Volts with a frequency of 60 Hertz. Taiwan uses power plugs and sockets that are equivalent to either the Type A/NEMA 1-15/2-pin or Type B/Nema 5-15/3-pin standard, which generally means that appliances from North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Japan can plug into Taiwan's electrical sockets.

Note that while Taiwan's electricity is the same as American and Japanese electricity, there is one small difference. Most American plugs are 3-prong and most Japanese and Taiwanese plugs are 2-prong. If your computer uses a 3 prong cord (for example, USA Apple computers) then you will want a 3-prong to 2-prong adapter. If you are a buying an adapter for your European or British, you will be happier wit a 2 prong than a 3 prong.