List of mobile phone codes by country


List of mobile phone codes by country

In many countries, mobile phones are assigned dedicated mobile phone codes within the country's telephone numbering plan. Some countries that do not use area codes (e.g. Singapore) allocate specific number ranges to mobile phones that are easily distinguishable from landlines. One notable exception to this type of assignment is the countries within the North American Numbering Plan (the United States and its territories, Canada, and much of the Caribbean), in which mobile phones are assigned subscriber numbers within geographic area codes, and are not easily distinguishable from landlines.

Many people, especially in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), are not aware of the fact that calls to international mobile numbers are usually charged a much higher rate compared to calls to regular landline telephone numbers. For example: a popular international calling provider lists the following rates for calls from the United States to the United Kingdom: 2.5 cents/min for calls to UK landlines, and 19.3 cents/min for calls to all UK mobile subscribers.

Basically there are two types of numbering plans in connection with this issue:
*plans that don't differentiate between fixed and mobile numbers, such as the NANP
*plans with different area codes/prefixes for mobile and fixed line numbers

The main difference between the two types of telephone plans is the "calling party pays" mobile network found in countries using the latter. In other words, the person being called wouldn't be charged for receiving calls on his mobile phone. The calling person pays a higher rate than when calling a landline number.

The following lists the mobile phone codes or prefixes by country, without the trunk calling prefix (0 in most countries, 1 in the NANP, 8 in former Soviet republics).

Note: this data is subject to frequent change as mobile networks grow. There does not appear to be a reliable (free) source of data on this subject. Readers should NOT consider this page a safe source of data for any commercial application.

*Afghanistan: 75
*Albania: 6x
*Antigua and Barbuda: 7
*Argentina: 15 (prefixed to an area code, leading to 11 numbers after the country code)
*Armenia: 9x
*Australia: 4
*Austria: 650, 660, 664, 676, 680, 681, 688, 699
*Azerbaijan: Azercell : 50 ; Bakcell : 55 ; Nar Mobile : 70
*Bahamas: 35x, 45x, 55x
*Bahrain: 3
*Bangladesh: Aktel: 181x, BanglaLink: 19x, GrameenPhone: 17x, Warid: 16x
*Belarus: 25, 29, 33, 44
*Belgium: 47, 48, 49
*Belize: 6
*Benin: 9x
*Bhutan: 17
*Bolivia: 7
*Bosnia and Herzegovina: 61, 62, 63, 65
*Botswana: 7
*Brazil: 7, 8, 9
*Brunei: 8x
*Bulgaria: 87, 88, 89, 48
*Burkina Faso: 7x
*Burundi: 7x
*Cambodia: 9x
*Cape Verde: 9
*Chile: 98, 99
*People's Republic of China: 13x, 15x
*Colombia: 31xxxxxxxx,30xxxxxxxx. (all mobile phones have 10 digits)
*Comoros: 3
*Republic of Congo: 4, 5, 6
*Democratic Republic of Congo: 22, 78, 81, 84-86, 88-90, 94-99
*Costa Rica: 3,
*Croatia: 9x
*Cuba: 5
*Cyprus: 99, 96, 97
*Czech Republic: 60, 72, 73, 77
*Denmark: 30, 40
*Djibouti: 8
*Dominica: 2
*East Timor: 7
*Ecuador: 9, 8 (newest lines)
*Egypt: 1x
*El Salvador: 7
*Equatorial Guinea: 2
*Eritrea: 7
*Estonia: 5x
*Ethiopia: 91
*Fiji: 9
*Finland: 4x, 50
*France: 6x
*Gambia: 7x, 9x
*Georgia: 7x, 9x
*Germany: 15x, 16x, 17x,700
*Ghana: 28
*Gibraltar: 58x
*Greece: 693, 694, 697, 699
*Grenada: 41
*Guatemala: 5x, 4x
*Guinea: 6
*Guinea-Bissau: 6, 7
*Guyana: 6
*Honduras: 3, 8, 9
*Hong Kong: 3, 6, 8, 9
*Hungary: 20, 30, 70
*Iceland: 6, 8
*India: 9
*Indonesia: 8
*Iran: 9xx
*Ireland: 8x
*Israel: 5x
*Italy: Elsacom S.p.A. : 310 ; Telespazio S.p.A. : 31100 - 31101 ; Spal Telecommunications S.r.l. : 31105 ; RFI Rete Ferroviaria Italiana S.p.A. : 313 ; Intermatica S.r.l. : 319 ; Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A. WIND_(Italy): 320 - 322 - 323 - 327 - 328 - 329 - 350 - 380 - 388 - 389 ; Telecom Italia Mobile TIM S.p.A.: 330 - 331 - 333 - 334 - 335 - 336 - 337 - 338 - 339 - 360 - 361 - 362 - 363 - 366 - 368 ; Vodafone Omnitel N.V. : 340 - 341 - 343 - 345 - 346 - 347 - 348 - 349 - 377 ; Telecom Italia S.p.A. : 370 ; Hutchinson 3G 3 ITALIA S.p.A.: 373 - 390 - 391 - 392 - 393 - 397
*Ivory Coast: 0x, 6x
*Japan: 70x, 80x, 90x
*Jordan: 7
*Kazakhstan: 70x, 777
*Kenya: 7x
*Kosovo: 377
*Kuwait: 6, 7, 9
*Kyrgyzstan: 5xx
*Laos: 20
*Latvia: 2xx
*Lebanon: 3 and 70 active, 71 provisioned
*Lesotho: 58, 6x
*Libya: 91
*Liechtenstein: 7
*Lithuania: 6xx
*Luxembourg: 621, 628, 661, 668, 691, 698
*Macau: 6
*Republic of Macedonia: 70, 71, 75, 76, 77, 78
*Madagascar: 3x
*Malawi: 8, 9
*Malaysia: 1x
*Maldives: 7, 9
*Mali: 3, 4, 5, 6, 9
*Malta: 79, 99
*Mauritania: 6
*Mauritius: 7, 8, 9
*Mexico: 1
*Moldova: 65, 68, 69, 76, 78, 79
*Monaco: 4, 6
*Montenegro: 6x
*Mongolia: 9x
*Morocco: 6x
*Mozambique: 8x
*Myanmar: 9
*Nauru: 555
*Nepal: 98
*Netherlands: 6xx
*New Zealand: 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29
*Nicaragua: 8
*Nigeria: 80, 90
*Norway: 4, 9
*Oman: 968
*Pakistan: 30,31,32,33,34,35,36 List of mobile codes in Pakistan
*Palestinian Authority: 59
*Panama: 5, 6, 7, 4
*Papua New Guinea: 68, 69
*Paraguay: 9xx
*Peru: 9
*Philippines: 9xx
*Poland: 50x, 51x, 60x, 66x, 69x, 72x, 78x, 79x, 88x
*Portugal: 9
*Qatar: 5, 6
*Romania: 7xx
*Russia: 9xx
*Rwanda: 08
*Samoa: 77
*San Marino: 66 (Prima (see [Italy] for TMS customers)
*São Tomé and Príncipe: 90
*Saudi Arabia: STC : 50,55. Mobily: 56. Zain: 59
*Senegal: 5, 6
*Serbia: 6x
*Seychelles: 5, 7
*Sierra Leone: 23, 30, 33, 7x
*Singapore: 8, 9
*Slovakia: 9xx
*South Africa: 7x, 8x
*South Korea: 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 19
*Spain: 6
*Sri Lanka: 7x
*Sudan: 9
*Suriname: 8
*Swaziland: 60
*Sweden: 70, 73, 76
*Switzerland: 74, 76, 77, 78, 79
*Syria: 9
*Taiwan, Republic of China: 9
*Tajikistan: 9
*Tanzania: 74x
*Thailand: 1, 9
*Togo: 9
*Tunisia: 2, 9
*Turkey: 5xx
*USA: None; Mobile phones are using geographic numbers that can not be recognized as cell numbers.
*Uganda: 7x
*Ukraine: 39, 50, 63, 66, 67, 68, 97
*United Arab Emirates: 50, 55
*United Kingdom: 75, 77, 78, 79
*Uruguay: 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99
*Uzbekistan: 9x
*Vanuatu: 4, 5
*Venezuela: 4xx
*Vietnam: 9x
*Yemen: 7xx
*Zambia: 9x
*Zimbabwe: 11, 23, 91

The following table has been compiled semi-automatically from the original bullet-point list above, and the List of country calling codes. It has proven useful in creating an Asterisk PBX facility to [http://www.freepbx.org/forum/freepbx/users/question-how-to-play-warning-message-on-certain-outbound-destinations#comment-11976 warn a caller is about to dial an expensive foreign mobile ] .

See also

*Telephone numbering plan
*List of country calling codes
*List of international call prefixes

External links

* [http://www.howtocallabroad.com How to call abroad]
* [http://kropla.com/dialcode.htm Kropla international codes]
* [http://www.rtr.at/web.nsf/deutsch/Telekommunikation_Nummerierung_Nationale+Nummern_nationaleRufnummern_mobileN_assignedMobileN Austrian regulation agency "Rundfunk und Telekom Regulierungs-GmbH" assigned numbers for mobile networks (in German)]
* [http://www.comunicazioni.it/binary/min_comunicazioni/tel_fissa_risorse/Assegnati.xls Assigned Numbers in Italy]


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