Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from Argentina to Nicaragua


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


Power plugs could be the same in some areas of Nicaragua
Check pictures below.

We advise you to buy a world universal travel power plug adapter.

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Voltage and frequency could be the same in some areas of Nicaragua
Read text about voltage and frequency below.

We advise you to buy a world universal adapter and voltage converter.

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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 Argentina and Nicaragua

Argentina

In Argentina they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C
  • Type I

The voltage is 220V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.

Nicaragua

In Nicaragua they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type A
  • Type B

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


Power plugs and sockets in Argentina and Nicaragua

The power plug types in Argentina (Type C, Type I) and Nicaragua (Type A, Type B) could be the same in some areas. Unfortunately too many plug types are used. You cannot be sure your power plug from Argentina will fit the sockets in Nicaragua. We advise you to buy a world universal travel power plug adapter. Find the perfect adapter with the link below.

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Power plug and socket types in Argentina Power plug and socket types in Nicaragua
Type C, Type I Type A, Type B
Argentina power plug outlet type C
Argentina power plug outlet type I
Nicaragua power plug outlet type A
Nicaragua power plug outlet type B

Voltage and frequency used in Argentina and Nicaragua

The voltage in Argentina (220V/50Hz) and Nicaragua (120V/60Hz) could be the same in some areas. Unfortunately both are in use (100V-130V and 200V-240V) (50Hz or 60Hz). You cannot be sure your electronic equipment from Argentina can be used in Nicaragua. We advise you to buy a voltage/frequency converter. Find the perfect adapter 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

Argentina Nicaragua
Voltage 220V 120V
Frequency 50Hz 60Hz