Dubai has a safe and modern electrical system—it needs to with the amount of neon emitted every evening. The electrical current is 220/240 volts and 50 cycles, which is different from the system in the U.S. Appliances brought from North America will need a transformer. Most plugs in Dubai are the three-prong rectangular blade plug—type G—also found in Britain. Type C (two rounded prongs) will also fit in some outlets.


International Electrotechnical Commission. International Electrotechnical Commission has information on electrical plugs around the world. www.iec.ch/worldplugs.

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