Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from American Samoa to Rwanda


Are you from American Samoa and visiting Rwanda? You might want to know if you need a power plug adapter or power converter when traveling from American Samoa to Rwanda? Check below to see if you need any adapter or converter and which power plugs and power sockets are used in Rwanda compared to American Samoa.


No power plug adapter needed
You need a voltage converter!
Always check the specifications on your power plugs or devices, if it says 100V-240V and 50Hz-60Hz (usually the case with small electronic devices like phones and tablets) you do not need a voltage converter, just a power plug adapter if stated above.

Electricity in American Samoa and Rwanda

American Samoa

In American Samoa they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type A
  • Type B
  • Type F
  • Type I

The voltage is 120V and the standard frequency is 60Hz.

Rwanda

In Rwanda they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C
  • Type J

The voltage is 230V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.


Power plugs and sockets in American Samoa and Rwanda

The power plug types in American Samoa (Type A, Type B, Type F, Type I) and Rwanda (Type C, Type J) are the same. You do not need any additional power plug adapter when you are traveling.

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Power plug and socket types in American Samoa Power plug and socket types in Rwanda
Type A, Type B, Type F, Type I Type C, Type J
American Samoa power plug outlet type A
American Samoa power plug outlet type B
American Samoa power plug outlet type F
American Samoa power plug outlet type I
Rwanda power plug outlet type C
Rwanda power plug outlet type J

Voltage and frequency used in American Samoa and Rwanda

The voltage in American Samoa (120V/60Hz) and Rwanda (230V/50Hz) is NOT the same You do need an additional converter when you are traveling. We advise you to buy a world universal travel power plug adapter. Find the perfect converter with the link below.

Always check the specifications on your power plugs or devices, if it says 100V-240V and 50Hz-60Hz (usually the case with small electronic devices like phones and tablets) you do not need a voltage converter, just a power plug adapter if stated above.
Voltage converter / Power plug adapter combo

American Samoa Rwanda
Voltage 120V 230V
Frequency 60Hz 50Hz