Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Rwanda?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to Rwanda. In Rwanda, people are using different power plugs and power outlets that are not compatible with plugs from Australia!

Rwanda und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Rwanda
COutlets of type CJOutlets of type JOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Rwanda?

Rwanda uses power plugs of type C and J. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Rwanda.

Country information

About Rwanda

Flag: About Rwanda

Rwanda is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with about 12.7 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 26 000 km². The capital of Rwanda is Kigali (1.2 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Kinyarwanda, English, French and Swahili.

The neighbors of Rwanda are Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania and Uganda.

TLD: .rwCurrency: RWFCountry calling code: +250Country Code : RW
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Rwanda?

The voltage in Rwanda is 230 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 230 volts in Australia. This means that you can use all your electrical appliances without any problems.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Rwanda?

The utility frequency in Rwanda is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Rwanda.