Power plugs and outlets used in Nicaragua


Are you visiting Nicaragua and you need to know if you need any adapter or converter for the power plugs and power outlets used in Nicaragua? Please select from which country you are to see if you need any adapters and/or converters in Nicaragua.



Electricity in 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 outlets Nicaragua

The outlets and plugs used in Nicaragua are A, B.. You can take a look at the pictures below to see how each plug and socket type looks.

Nicaragua power plug outlet type A Nicaragua power plug outlet type B

Are the power plugs and sockets different from your home country? Click on the link below for a universal power plug adapter for Nicaragua.

Click for Nicaragua power plug adapter

Voltage and frequency used in Nicaragua

All sockets in Nicaragua provide a standard voltage of 120V with a frequency of 60Hz.

You can use all your equipment in Nicaragua if the standard voltage in your own country is between 100V-240V. This is mostly the case in Europe, Australia, United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

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The standard frequency in Nicaragua is 60Hz. If this frequency is different than the frequency in your home country we do not recommend to use your electronic equipment in Nicaragua. But if the voltage is the same (120V) it is possible to use your equipment for a short time (AT YOUR OWN RISK). This especially applies to any moving, rotating or time related appliances.

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