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

No, you do not need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from the United States to Canada. In Canada, people are using the same plugs and electrical outlets as in the United States.

Canada und United States compared
Flag: United States
United States
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Flag: Canada
Canada
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
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Country information

About Canada

Flag: About Canada

Canada is a country in America (Northern America) with about 35.1 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 10 Millionen km². The capital of Canada is Ottawa (812 000 inhabitants).

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

The only neighbor of Canada are the United States.

TLD: .caCurrency: CADCountry calling code: +1Country Code : CA
Power sockets

Which types of electrical outlets are used in Canada?

Canada uses electrical outlets of type A and B. As these are the same types of plugs used in the United States, you do not need a travel adapter in Canada.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Canada?

The voltage in Canada is 120 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 120 volts in the United States. This means that you can use all your electrical appliances without any problems.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Canada?

The utility frequency in Canada is 60 Hertz.

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

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