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May 23, 2009

Electricity currents are not the same accross all of Brazil. In Recife and the region they are 220 volts, 60 cycles. In other parts of Brazil they vary as follows:

  • 110-220 volts AC, 60 cycles: Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Salvador, Manaus
  • 120-220 AC, 60 cycles: Belo Horizonte
  • 110 volts AC, 60 cycles: Foz do Iguaçu, Belém, Manaus
  • 220 volts, 60 cycles: Brasília, Fortaleza

Hotels will often provide converters.

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