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International Country Codes

1 North America [*]
20 EG Egypt [*]
21 North Africa [*]
211 SS South Sudan [*]
212 MA Morocco [*]
213 DZ Algeria [*]
216 TN Tunisia [*]
218 LY Libya [*]
220 GM Gambia
221 SN Senegal
222 MR Mauritania
223 ML Mali
224 GN Guinea
225 CI Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) [*]
226 BF Burkina Faso
227 NE Niger
228 TG Togo
229 BJ Benin
230 MU Mauritius
231 LR Liberia
232 SL Sierra Leone
233 GH Ghana
234 NG Nigeria
235 TD Chad
236 CF Central African Rep.
237 CM Cameroon
238 CV Cabo Verde
239 ST São Tomé & Príncipe
240 GQ Equatorial Guinea
241 GA Gabon
242 CG Congo (Brazzaville) [*]
243 CD Dem. Rep. Congo [*]
244 AO Angola
245 GW Guinea-Bissau
246 IO Diego Garcia
247 AC Ascension
248 SC Seychelles
249 SD Sudan [*]
250 RW Rwanda
251 ET Ethiopia
252 SO Somalia
253 DJ Djibouti [*]
254 KE Kenya
255 TZ Tanzania
256 UG Uganda
257 BI Burundi
258 MZ Mozambique
260 ZM Zambia
261 MG Madagascar
262 RE Réunion
YT Mayotte [*]
263 ZW Zimbabwe
264 NA Namibia
265 MW Malawi
266 LS Lesotho
267 BW Botswana
268 SZ Eswatini (Swaziland) [*]
269 KM Comoros (only) [*]
27 ZA South Africa
290 SH Saint Helena
291 ER Eritrea
297 AW Aruba
298 FO Faroe Islands
299 GL Greenland [*]
30 GR Greece
31 NL Netherlands
32 BE Belgium
33 FR France
34 ES Spain
350 GI Gibraltar
351 PT Portugal
352 LU Luxembourg
353 IE Ireland
354 IS Iceland
355 AL Albania
356 MT Malta
357 CY Cyprus
358 FI Finland
359 BG Bulgaria
36 HU Hungary
370 LT Lithuania
371 LV Latvia
372 EE Estonia
373 MD Moldova
374 AM Armenia
375 BY Belarus
376 AD Andorra
377 MC Monaco
378 SM San Marino
(379) VA Vatican City (use ‎+39‎) [*]
380 UA Ukraine
381 RS Serbia [*]
382 ME Montenegro [*]
383 XK* Kosovo [*]
385 HR Croatia
386 SI Slovenia
387 BA Bosnia - Herzegovina
389 MK North Macedonia [*]
39 IT Italy
40 RO Romania
41 CH Switzerland
420 CZ Czech Republic
421 SK Slovakia
423 LI Liechtenstein
43 AT Austria
44 UK United Kingdom [*]
45 DK Denmark
46 SE Sweden
47 NO Norway
48 PL Poland
49 DE Germany
500 FK Falkland Islands
501 BZ Belize
502 GT Guatemala
503 SV El Salvador
504 HN Honduras
505 NI Nicaragua
506 CR Costa Rica
507 PA Panama
508 PM St Pierre & Miquelon
509 HT Haiti
51 PE Peru
52 MX Mexico [*]
53 CU Cuba
54 AR Argentina
55 BR Brazil
56 CL Chile
57 CO Colombia
58 VE Venezuela
590 GP Guadeloupe [*]
591 BO Bolivia
592 GY Guyana
593 EC Ecuador
594 GF Guiana (French)
595 PY Paraguay
596 MQ Martinique
597 SR Suriname
598 UY Uruguay
599 (BQ) BES Islands [*]
CW Curaçao
60 MY Malaysia
61 AU Australia
62 ID Indonesia
63 PH Philippines
64 NZ New Zealand
65 SG Singapore
66 TH Thailand
670 TL Timor-Leste [*]
672 Au. Ext. Terr.‎ [*]
673 BN Brunei Darussalam
674 NR Nauru
675 PG Papua New Guinea
676 TO Tonga
677 SB Solomon Islands
678 VU Vanuatu
679 FJ Fiji
680 PW Palau
681 WF Wallis and Futuna
682 CK Cook Islands
683 NU Niue
685 WS (Independent) Samoa
686 KI Kiribati
687 NC New Caledonia
688 TV Tuvalu
689 PF French Polynesia
690 TK Tokelau
691 FM F.S. Micronesia
692 MH Marshall Islands
7 RU Russia
KZ Kazakhstan [*]
800 Int’l Freephone [*]
808 Int’l Shared-Cost [*]
81 JP Japan
82 KR Korea (South)
84 VN Viet Nam [*]
850 KP DPR Korea (North)
851 unassigned [*]
852 HK Hong Kong [*]
853 MO Macau [*]
854 unassigned [*]
855 KH Cambodia
856 LA Laos
86 CN (People’s Rep.) China
870 Inmarsat [*]
871 Discontinued
872 Discontinued
873 Discontinued
874 Discontinued
(875) maritime mobile svcs. [*]
(876) maritime mobile svcs. [*]
(877) maritime mobile svcs. [*]
878 Univ. Personal No’s [*]
(879) non-commercial purposes [*]
880 BD Bangladesh
881 Satellite services [*]
882 Int’l Networks [*]
883 Int’l Networks [*]
886 TW Taiwan/"reserved" [*]
888 disaster relief [*]
90 TR Turkey
91 IN India
92 PK Pakistan
93 AF Afghanistan
94 LK Sri Lanka
95 MM Myanmar (Burma)
960 MV Maldives
961 LB Lebanon
962 JO Jordan
963 SY Syria
964 IQ Iraq
965 KW Kuwait
966 SA Saudi Arabia
967 YE Yemen
968 OM Oman
970 PS Palestine [*]
971 AE United Arab Emirates
972 IL Israel
973 BH Bahrain
974 QA Qatar
975 BT Bhutan
976 MN Mongolia
977 NP Nepal
979 Adult Premium Svcs. [*]
98 IR Iran
(991) ITPCS [*]
992 TJ Tajikistan [*]
993 TM Turkmenistan
994 AZ Azerbaijan
995 GE Rep. of Georgia
996 KY Kyrgyzstan
998 UZ Uzbekistan
(999) future global svcs.

Abbreviations: F.S. Micronesia = FM Federated States of Micronesia;
Au. Ext. Terr.‎ = Australian External Territories [*] (NF Norfolk Island, plus Australian bases in Antarctica).

What does the plus sign (+) mean?

The international standard format for writing telephone numbers is ‎+ Country City Number. For example, ‎+1 202 456 1111‎ (Washington, DC, USA) or ‎+44 20 7222 1234‎ (London, England, UK) or ‎+678 23499‎ (Vanuatu, no city code). The plus symbol indicates insert your international dialing prefix here. For the U.S. and Canada, it’s 011. For most of Europe, it’s 00. There are several other prefixes used in various countries around the world. Most mobile phones, especially GSM phones, allow you to store numbers in full international format; the network automatically substitutes the correct prefix for you.

Many countries write domestic telephone numbers including the trunk digit ‘0’ with the city code. In most cases, you must drop the ‘0’ when dialing internationally. For instance, London ‎(020) 7222 1234‎ becomes ‎+44 20 7222 1234‎. However, Italy and a few other countries require you to dial the ‘0’. For instance, Rome ‎(06) 47613317‎ becomes ‎+39 06 47613317‎.

Transnational Codes

The North American Numbering Plan, country code ‎+1‎, includes the following countries and territories: US United States, CA Canada, AG Antigua & Barbuda ‎(+1 268)‎, AI Anguilla ‎(+1 264)‎, SX Sint Maarten ‎(+1 721)‎, AS American Samoa ‎(+1 684)‎, BB Barbados ‎(+1 246)‎, BM Bermuda ‎(+1 441)‎, BS Bahamas ‎(+1 242)‎, DM Dominica ‎(+1 767)‎, DO Dominican Republic (+1 809 and ‎+1 829‎ and ‎+1 849),‎ GD Grenada ‎(+1 473)‎, GU Guam ‎(+1 671)‎, JM Jamaica (+1 876 and ‎+1 658),‎ KN Saint Kitts & Nevis ‎(+1 869)‎, KY Cayman Islands ‎(+1 345)‎, LC Saint Lucia ‎(+1 758)‎, MP Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands/CNMI ‎(+1 670)‎, MS Montserrat ‎(+1 664)‎, PR Puerto Rico (+1 787 and ‎+1 939)‎, TC Turks & Caicos Islands ( ‎(+1 649)‎, TT Trinidad & Tobago ‎(+1 868)‎, VC Saint Vincent & the Grenadines ‎(+1 784)‎, VG British Virgin Islands ‎(+1 284)‎, and VI US Virgin Islands ‎(+1 340)‎. From the U.S. and Canada, dial ‎1 + xxx + xxx-xxxx‎ (1, then the area code, then the local number) for these countries.

Country code ‎+21‎ was originally designed to be a unified numbering scheme for ‎+212 MA‎ Morocco, ‎+213 DZ‎ Algeria, ‎+216 TN‎ Tunisia, and ‎+218 LY‎ Libya. Each country had reserved two or three of the ‎+21X‎ codes. However, only the codes shown here are actually in use. In 2011, country code ‎+211‎ was assigned to the new nation of SS South Sudan; country codes ‎+210‎, ‎+214‎, ‎+215‎, ‎+217‎, and ‎+219‎ are unassigned, and no longer reserved for North Africa.

وقد صممت في الأصل رمز البلد ‎+21‎ أن يكون نظام ترقيم موحد لل ‎+212‎ المغرب، ‎+213‎ الجزائر، ‎+216‎ تونس، و ‎+218‎ ليبيا. وكان كل بلد محفوظة اثنين أو ثلاثة من رموز البلد ‎+21X‎. ومع ذلك، فقط رموز البلد المعروضة هنا هي فعلا قيد الاستخدام. في عام ‎2011‎ ، تم تعيين رمز البلد ‎+211‎ للأمة جديدة من جنوب السودان. وغير معين رمز البلد ‎+210‎، ‎+214‎، ‎+215‎، ‎+217‎، و ‎+219‎ والتي لم تعد محفوظة أنها لشمال أفريقيا.

Country code ‎+388‎ was assigned for the “European Telephone Numbering Space.” The intent was to allow companies, primarily within the European Union, to have a single number with a European identity, rather than separate national numbers in the various countries in which they do business. However, due to lack of demand, the project was discontinued in 2009, and the ‎+388‎ code has been available for reassignment since 2011.

Country code ‎+800‎ is Universal International Freephone Numbers (UIFN). These numbers are toll-free from any country that participates in the UIFN scheme and from which the number’s owner elects to receive calls. The numbers are not the same as ‎1-800‎ numbers in North America or 0800 or 1800 or similar numbers in other countries.

Country code ‎+808‎ is used for international shared-cost services (UISCN). The caller pays a charge typically comparable to a domestic long-distance call, with the called party paying the remainder.

Country code ‎+870‎ is used for Inmarsat satellite service, primarily for ship-to-shore calls. (Codes ‎+871‎ through ‎+874‎ have been discontinued in favor of the single code ‎+870‎.)

Country codes ‎(+875)‎, ‎(+876)‎, and ‎(+877)‎ are designated for future mobile maritime satellite services.

Country code ‎+878‎ is used for Universal Personal Telecommunications (UPT) — a global “follow-me” number along the lines of ‎+1 500‎ within the United States or a British ‎+44 70‎ (i.e., ‎070xx‎) number. The subcode ‎+878 10‎ is assigned to VISIONng, which is to date the only provider who has applied for numbering resources in ‎+878‎.

Country code ‎(+879)‎ is designated for unspecified future national non-commercial purposes.

Country code ‎+881‎ is used for global satellite mobile phones, with the next digit identifying the operator: 0 or 1 is reserved for ICO Global Communications/Pendrell; 2 or 3 is Ellipso; 6 or 7 is Iridium; and 8 or 9 is Globalstar.

Country code ‎+882‎ is used for international networks, with the next two digits identifying the carrier. Carriers marked with an asterisk (*) provide regional satellite mobile phones.

Networks within country code ‎+882‎

10 British Telecom
12 MCI-WorldCom
13 * Telespazio/EMS (Europe)
15 REACH (Asia/Australia)
16 * Thuraya • الثريا (Middle East)
20 * ACeS/Garuda (Asia)
22 Cable & Wireless
23 Sita-Equant
24 TeliaSonera (Scandinavia)
28 Deutsche Telekom
‎(30)‎ (Singapore Telecom)
31 Telekom Malaysia
32 Maritime Comm’s Partner
33 Oration Technologies
34 BebbiCell
35 Jasper Systems
36 Jersey Telecom
37 AT&T Cingular Wireless
38 * Ellipso
39 Vodafone Malta
40 Oy Cubio Communications
41 Intermatica
42 Seanet Maritime
43 Ukrainian Radiosys. Beeline
45 Telecom Italia
98 OnAir N.V.
99 Telenor AeroMobile

(as of ‎2018-04-07‎)

Country code ‎+883‎ is designated for “international networks,” with the next 3 or 4 digits identifying the company.

Networks within country code ‎+883‎
100 MediaLincc, Ltd. (i-lincc)
110 Aicent/Syniverse
120 Telenor Connexion AB
130 Orange/France Telecom
140 Multiregional TransitTelecom (MTT.ru)
5100 Voxbone SA (iNum)
5110 Bandwidth.com/Republic Wireless
5130 Sipme
(as of ‎2018-04-07‎)

Country code ‎+888‎ is assigned to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs ‎(UN OCHA)‎ for disaster relief activities. Numbers within ‎+888‎ should be considered temporary and may be reassigned for a future disaster relief effort. All numbers have 11 digits following country code ‎+888‎.

Country code ‎+979‎ is for adult-oriented premium numbers, billed at whatever rates the providers choose. Beware any number advertised as ‎00 979‎ or ‎011–979‎!

Country code ‎(+991)‎ is assigned to a trial of a proposed International Telecommunication Public Correspondence Service ‎(ITPCS)‎, whatever that means.

Country code ‎(+999)‎ is reserved for an unspecified future global service.

Other Notes:

Egypt changed every mobile phone number in the country in 2011. (details ‏تغير كل رقم الهاتف المحمول في مصر في عام ‎2011‎‏.‏)

Every telephone number in Cote d’Ivoire changed on ‎2021-01-31‎; for full details, go to ivoire.html.

Chaque numéro téléphonique en Côte d’Ivoire changea le ‎2021-01-31‎; pour tous les détails, voir ivoire.html.

Country code ‎+242‎ is CG Republic of Congo ‎(République du Congo)‎, including the capital, Brazzaville. CG Congo is the smaller nation to the northwest of CD Democratic Republic of Congo.

Country code ‎+243‎ is CD Democratic Republic of Congo ‎(République Démocratique du Congo)‎, including the capital, Kinshasa. CD D.R. Congo, formerly known as Zaire, is the much larger nation to the southeast of CG Republic of Congo.

Country code ‎+249‎ is SD Sudan. On ‎2011-07-09, South Sudan split from Sudan, forming a new nation. Telephone country code ‎+211‎ is now in effect for South Sudan. The new ISO code and Internet domain ‎.SS‎ has been assigned, and will be activated at some future date.

بلد ‎+249‎ متاحة السودان. في ‎2011-07-09‎‏، أعلن جنوب السودان استقلالها عن السودان، وتشكيل دولة جديدة.‏ الهاتف رمز البلد ‎+211‎ الآن في الواقع لجنوب السودان.‏ البلد ايزو جديدة متاحة SS، وسيتم تفعيل شبكة الإنترنت ‎.ss‎ نطاق المستوى الأعلى في المستقبل.‏

DJ Djibouti ‎+253‎ changed every telephone number in the country, effective ‎2012-03-01. Fixed lines in the city of Djibouti and surrounding area are prefixed with ‘21’, other regions are prefixed with ‘27’, and mobiles are prefixed with ‘77’. Details in English, French, and Arabic on the Africa page. (Nouvelle numérotation à Djibouti الترقيم الجديد في جيبوتي)

French Indian Ocean: Major change! The French overseas departmental collectivity of YT Mayotte has separated telephonically from KM Comoros (a separate independent nation) under ‎+269‎. Effective ‎2007-03-30‎, YT Mayotte shares the ‎+262‎ code currently used by RE Réunion Island , which is an overseas département of France. Existing Mayotte landline numbers of the form ‎+269 xx xx xx‎ moved to ‎+262 269 xx xx xx‎; mobile numbers of the form ‎+269 xx xx xx‎ moved to ‎+262 639 xx xx xx‎. Existing numbers in Réunion and the Comoros are not affected. (Renseignements en français ‎•‎ معلومات باللغة العربية)

Effective ‎2018-04-19‎, SZ Swaziland changed its name to (the Kingdom of) Eswatini, retaining the ISO code/‌Internet domain SZ and the telephone country code ‎+268‎.

Kalaallit Nunaat, also known as GL Greenland or Grønland, has country code ‎+299‎. Although the ‎+2‎ zone is primarily for Africa, ITU policy allows countries or territories in regions with no codes available (such as the ‎+5‎ zone where Greenland is located) to use spare codes from other regions. Country codes ‎+297‎ and ‎+298‎ were allocated under the same rule. Even though the ‎+3/+4‎ zone for Europe now has spare codes available, there is no plan to move FO the Faroe Islands from ‎+298‎ to a more European code.

VA Vatican City has been assigned country code ‎+379‎, but has apparently made no progress towards implementing it. Until further notice, continue to dial the Vatican City using Italy’s country code ‎+39 06 698 xxxxx‎. However, the ‎.va‎ Internet domain is now in use for official websites.

YU Yugoslavia split up, with BA Bosnia and Herzegovina , HR Croatia , MK North Macedonia, and SI Slovenia receiving separate country codes, leaving only Serbia and Montenegro. On ‎2006-05-21‎, the Montenegrin people voted to dissolve the union with RS Serbia, and on ‎2006-06-03‎, ME Montenegro declared its independence. Kosovo declared independence from Serbia on ‎2008-02-17‎, although Serbia still does not recognize Kosovo’s independence. For more information on their new telephone and Internet codes, see the paragraphs below about Montenegro and Kosovo.

The ISO code of ME has been assigned for Montenegro, and the ITU has assigned telephone country code ‎+382‎. As of ‎2007-10-01‎, use of ‎+382‎ is mandatory. Note that all city codes also changed in 2008. Old city codes began with 8; new city codes begin with 2, 3, 4, or 5. For example, Podgorica is now ‎+382 20‎. Websites are now appearing under ‎.me, replacing the old ‎.cg.yu (CG for Crna Gora, which is Montenegro in Montenegrin). RS Serbia retains telephone country code ‎+381‎, and has been assigned the new ISO code RS, which is now being used on the Internet. There are no longer any ‎.yu sites in use as of 2018. The ISO code CS was assigned to replace YU for Serbia and Montenegro, but it was never implemented.

The Republic of Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008. Although Serbia still claims Kosovo as an autonomous province, Kosovo is recognized by more than half the member nations of the United Nations. The ITU has assigned telephone country code ‎+383‎ for Kosovo, and it is mostly operational, replacing numbering ranges in ‎+381‎ (RS Serbia), ‎+377‎ (MC Monaco), ‎+386‎ (SI Slovenia), that were used on an interim basis. Simply replace the interim country code with the new ‎+383‎ code; the remainder of the number is unchanged. Because of its disputed status, Kosovo has not yet been assigned an ‎ISO 3166-3‎ code; XK (officially a “user-assigned” code) is used on an interim basis for some purposes, but not for an Internet top-level domain. KV is available for assignment, but probably not until the status of Kosovo is officially resolved.

MK Republic of North Macedonia was known initially as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), or simply as the Republic of Macedonia, to reduce confusion with the adjacent region in GR Greece. However, effective ‎2019-02-12‎, it is now known as North Macedonia, to eliminate any ambiguity.

Country code ‎+44‎ for UK United Kingdom also includes the British crown dependencies of GG Guernsey (‎+44 1481‎ landlines; ‎+44 7781‎ or ‎+44 7839‎ or ‎+44 7911‎ mobiles), IM Isle of Man (‎+44 1624‎ landlines; ‎+44 7524‎ or ‎+44 7624‎ or ‎+44 7924‎ mobiles), and JE Jersey (‎+44 1534‎ landlines; ‎+44 7509‎ or ‎+44 7700‎ or ‎+44 7797‎ or ‎+44 7829‎ mobiles). Mobiles in the UK are in the range ‎+44 74xx‎ through ‎+44 79xx‎.

MX Mexico previously required that calls to mobiles insert the prefix ‘1’ between the country code ‎+52‎ and the area code. For example, a landline in Guadalajara was ‎+52 33 xxxx xxxx, but a mobile from Guadalajara was ‎+52 1 33 xxxx xxxx. However, effective ‎2019-08-03‎, the prefix 1 is no longer be necessary. Mexico eliminated area codes, per se, combining the former area code and local number into a uniform 10‑digit national number (‎2+8‎ or ‎3+7‎). All calls within Mexico are dialed as 10 digits with no prefix. For more information, see mexico-2019.html.

MX México anteriormente requería que las llamadas a móviles inserar el prefijo ‘1’ entre el código del país ‎+52‎ y la clave LADA (el indicativo regional). Por ejemplo, para llamar a un teléfono fijo a Guadalajara, se marcaba ‎+52 33 xxxx xxxx, pero para llamar a un móvil guadalajarense, se marcaba ‎+52 1 33 xxxx xxxx. Sin embargo, a partir del ‎2019-08-03‎ ya no se necesita el prefijo 1. México eliminó las claves LADA, per se, en combinando la clave anterior y el número local en un nuevo número nacional de 10 dígitos (‎2+8‎ o ‎3+7‎). Todas las llamadas dentro de México se marcan como 10 dígitos sin ningún prefijo. Para más detalles, consultar mexico-2019.html.

GP Guadeloupe covers the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe, Marie-Galante, La Désirade, and Les Saintes. The islands of BL Saint-Barthélemy and MF Saint-Martin have separated politically from Guadeloupe, but continue to use ‎+590 and ‎.gp for the time being.

SX Sint Maarten: The Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin changed from ‎+599 5 to ‎+1 721 5. The change was originally to take effect ‎2010-05-31‎, but was postponed to ‎2011-09-30‎, mandatory ‎2012-03-31. At present, all 7‑digit local numbers in Sint Maarten begin with the number ‘5’; all former numbers beginning with ‎+599 5 must now be dialed using North American area code ‎+1 721, but other numbers in ‎+599 are not affected. The French side of Saint-Martin remains in ‎+590, and the other islands of the former AN Netherlands Antilles remain in ‎+599.

Other changes are underway with the dissolution of AN Netherlands Antilles as a political entity. AW Aruba ‎(+297)‎ left the N.A. on ‎1986-01-01‎ to form a separate constituent country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands; CW Curaçao and SX Sint Maarten did the same on ‎2010-10-10‎, on which date (BQ) the BES islands (Bonaire, Sint Eustasius, and Saba) became municipalities in the province of Noord-Holland. The new ISO country code (BQ) is not yet in use for the Internet, but may be activated in the future. The ‎.an‎ Internet domain has been discontinued as of ‎2015-07-31‎. Until ‎.bq‎ is activated, use ‎.nl‎ for the BES islands.

Country codes ‎+670‎ and ‎+671‎ were previously used for MP the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI; includes Saipan and Tinian) and GU Guam, which have now joined the North American Numbering Plan (country code ‎+1‎). You must now use ‎+1 670‎ for CNMI and ‎+1 671‎ for Guam. (The new North American area codes match the previous international country codes.) Country code ‎+670‎ is now in use by TL Timor-Leste (East Timor), which declared its independence from ID Indonesia after two decades of occupation. All landline numbers in Timor-Leste are 7 digits with no city code or area code. Effective ‎2012-07-31‎, 7-digit mobile numbers beginning with ‎+670 7‎ add an additional 7 to the beginning of the subscriber number; i.e., ‎+670 77‎. New mobile numbers in the range ‎+670 78‎ have also been added.

Australian External Territories, country code ‎+672‎, includes NF Norfolk Island and the Australian bases in Antarctica. It once included CC Cocos Islands ‎(+61 8 9162)‎ and CX Christmas Island ‎(+61 8 9164)‎, but those territories have been integrated into ‎+61‎ with AU Australia, with numbers of the form ‎+61 8 916X XXXX.

AS American Samoa, a U.S. territory in the Pacific Ocean, moved from ‎+684‎ to ‎+1 684‎, mandatory as of ‎2005-04-02‎. (From North America, ‎011-684‎ changed to ‎1-684‎.) Country code ‎+684‎ is now available for reassignment. (Please note that the change for American Samoa does not affect WS the Independent State of Samoa, formerly known as Western Samoa, which retains country code ‎+685‎.)

New country codes have been assigned for several European microstates in the ‎+37X‎ range, and for several Asian former Soviet republics in the ‎+99X‎ range. So far, it appears that KZ Kazakhstan has no plans to split from ‎+7‎.

VN Vietnam changed 98% of all telephone numbers in 2017 and 2018. Details (in Vietnamese, English, and French) are available on the Vietnam 2018 page.
‎98% số điện thoại ở Việt Nam đã thay đổi trong năm 2017 và 2018:‎ Chi tiết
Au Vietnam, 98% des numéros de téléphone ont changé en 2017 et 2018: Détails

Italy, and possibly other countries, formerly used country code ‎+851‎ (officially unassigned) for DO Dominican Republic (‎+1 809‎ & ‎+1 829‎ & ‎+1 849‎), BM Bermuda (‎+1 441‎), PR Puerto Rico (‎+1 787‎ & ‎+1 939‎), and VI U.S. Virgin Islands (‎+1 340‎). Country code ‎+854‎ was also used for AI Anguilla (‎+1 264‎), BB Barbados (‎+1 246‎), and JM Jamaica (‎+1 876‎). However, the correct codes are as shown above. All other countries or territories formerly in ‎+1 809‎ (in the Caribbean region) now have their own unique area codes within country code ‎+1‎.

DO Dominican Republic is sometimes erroneously referred to as “country code 809” — but in fact it is country code 1; city codes 809, 829, and 849. Country code ‎+809‎ is unassigned.

The Republic of China (TW Taiwan) is officially recognized by the ITU as a part of CN the People’s Republic of China. The country code ‎+886‎ is designated as “Taiwan, China,” as opposed to the designation of ‎+86‎ as “China (People’s Republic of).” However, calls to Taiwan — including calls originating from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, or Macau — are routed using country code ‎+886‎, as shown in the table above. (The ‎+86 6‎ numbering space in China’s numbering plan was previously reserved for Taiwan, although China has now released those numbers for assignment on the mainland.) HK Hong Kong was politically united with the PRC on ‎1997-07-01‎; all indications are that China has no plans to change the numbering for Hong Kong in the foreseeable future. MO Macau was united with the PRC on ‎1999-12-20‎, but also retains its separate country code.

Country code ‎+970‎ has been implemented for the areas controlled by PS the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Gaza. Details remain sketchy. For the foreseeable future, areas controlled by the Palestinian Authority may be dialed by simply substituting ‎+970‎ for the Israeli code ‎+972‎, using the same city code and local number. At some point in the future, the Palestinians may undertake a renumbering of codes under ‎+970‎.

‏وقد تم تنفيذ رمز البلد‏ ‎+970‎ ‏المناطق التي تسيطر عليها السلطة الفلسطينية في الضفة الغربية وقطاع غزة. التفاصيل لا تزال غامضة. في المستقبل المنظور، يمكن طلبه المناطق التي تسيطر عليها السلطة الفلسطينية ببساطة عن طريق استبدال‏ ‎+970‎ لرمز ‎+972‎ ‏الإسرائيلي، وذلك باستخدام نفس رمز المدينة والرقم المحلي. في مرحلة ما في المستقبل، قد الفلسطينيين إجراء إعادة ترقيم رموز تحت‏ ‎+970‎‏.‏

Internet notes:

The name of each country or territory is preceded by its ISO two-letter country code. In most cases, this two-letter code corresponds to the national top-level Internet domain; for example, Turkey has the ‎.tr‎ domain. Thus, you can find both the telephone country code and the e-mail country code here. Note that a few of the ISO country codes are not yet in use for the Internet: EH Western Sahara, PM Saint Pierre & Miquelon, WF Wallis & Futuna Islands, and YT Mayotte. Russia continues to use ‎.su‎ for some websites, almost 30 years after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Also, for purposes other than the Internet, the ISO code of GB for Great Britain is used for the United Kingdom. (For example, GBP is the currency code for British pounds.)

There are now more than a thousand other Internet top-level domains. Here are just a few of those not listed above:

More than 40 countries have been assigned Internet domains in addition to those shown above, including domain names in other alphabets or character sets. Domains shown below with a [ yellow ] background are (proposed), or are in extremely limited use. Domains shown with a [ gray ] background have been approved, but do not yet have any domains at all. There are also more than 100 general domain names in non-ASCII character sets, including domains for specific companies or organizations, cities or regions, and translations of ‎.com‎, ‎.net‎, and ‎.org‎.

Internationalized Internet Domain Names
Country Domain Romanized Character Set
Jordan ‏.الاردن ‎.al-ordon‎ Arabic
alphabet
Algeria ‏.الجزائر ‎.al-jaza’ir‎
Saudi Arabia ‏.السعودية ‎.as-saudiyah‎
Morocco ‏.المغرب ‎.al-maghrib‎
Yemen ‏.اليمن ‎.yemen‎
United Arab Emirates ‏.امارات ‎.emarat‎
Tunisia ‏.تونس ‎.tunis‎
Sudan ‏.سودان ‎.sudan‎
Syria ‏.سوريا ‎.suriyah‎
Oman ‏.عمان ‎.oman‎
Palestine ‏.فلسطين ‎.filastin‎
Qatar ‏.قطر ‎.qatar‎
Egypt ‏.مصر ‎.masr‎
Malaysia ‏.مليسيا‏ ‎.maleesya‎ Jawi alphabet
Iran ‏.ایران ‎.iran‎ Persian alphabet
Pakistan ‏.پاکِستان‏ ‎.pākistān‎ Perso-Arabic (Urdu)
Russian Federation ‎.рф ‎.rf Cyrillic
alphabet
Bulgaria ‎.бг ‎.bg
Belarus ‎.бел ‎.bel
Kazakhstan ‎.қаз ‎.qaz
North Macedonia ‎.мкд ‎.mkd
Serbia ‎.срб ‎.srb
Ukraine ‎.укр ‎.ukr
European Union ‎.ею ‎.eyu
European Union ‎.ευ‎ ‎.ev Greek alphabet
Mongolia ‎.мон ‎.mon Mongolian Cyrillic
Armenia ‎.հայ ‎.hay Armenian alphabet
Georgia ‎.გე ‎.ge Georgian alphabet
Greece ‎.ελ ‎.el Greek alphabet
Republic of Korea ‎.한국 ‎.han-guk Korean
People’s Republic
of China
‎.中国 ‎.zhongguo Chinese ‎(simplified)‎
‎.中國 Chinese ‎(traditional)‎
Republic of
China (Taiwan)
‎.台湾 ‎.taiwan Chinese ‎(simplified)‎
‎.台灣 Chinese ‎(traditional)‎
Hong Kong ‎.香港 ‎.hongkong Chinese
Macau ‎.澳门 ‎.àomén Chinese ‎(simplified)‎
‎.澳門 Chinese ‎(traditional)‎
Bangladesh ‎.বাংলা ‎.bangla Bengali ‎(Bangla)‎
Sri Lanka ‎.ලංකා ‎.lanka Sinhala
‎.இலங்கை ‎.ilangai Tamil
Thailand ‎.ไทย ‎.thai Thai
Singapore ‎.சிங்கப்பூர் ‎.cinkāppur Tamil
‎.新加坡 ‎.xīnjiāpō Chinese
India ‎.भारत ‎.bhārat Devanagari ‎(Hindi, Marathi,
Maithili, Nepali, Bhojpuri …)‎
‎.భారత్ Telugu
‎.ભારત Gujarati
‏.بھارت Perso-Arabic ‎(Urdu)‎
‎.भारोत Devanagari ‎(Santali)‎
‏.بارت Perso-Arabic ‎(Kashmiri)‎
‏.ڀارت Perso-Arabic ‎(Sindhi)‎
‎.இந்தியா ‎.inthiyā Tamil [th pronounced as in this]
‎.ਭਾਰਤ ‎.bhā̀rat Gurmukhi ‎(Punjabi)‎
‎.ভারত ‎.bhārot Bengali ‎(Bangla)‎
‎.ভাৰত ‎.bhārôt Bengali ‎(Assamese)‎
‎.ಭಾರತ ‎.bhārata Kannada
‎.ଭାରତ Odia/Oriya
‎.ഭാരതം ‎.bhāratam Malayalam
‎.भारतम् Devanagari ‎(Sanskrit)‎
Israel ‎(proposed)‎ ‏.ישראל ‎.yishrael‎ Hebrew alphabet
Cyprus ‎(proposed)‎ ‎.κπ ‎.kp Greek alphabet
Japan ‎(proposed)‎ ‎.日本 ‎.nippon Japanese ‎(Kanji)‎
‎.日本国 ‎.nippon-koku
Laos ‎(proposed)‎ ‎.ລາວ ‎.lao Lao
Bahrain ‎(proposed)‎ ‏.البحرين ‎.al-bahrain Arabic
alphabet
Iraq ‎(proposed)‎ ‏.عراق ‎.iraq
Mauritania ‎(proposed)‎ ‏.موريتانيا ‎.muritaniya

The information on this page is available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Greek, Swahili, and Hindi, on the world.html page, with additional local languages shown for many countries. Check it out! You can even download the ten-language listing as a PDF, formatted for either A4 ‎(210 × 296 mm)‎ or US Letter ‎(8½ × 11″)‎ printing. (Free for personal, non-commercial use; for other uses, check with LincMad.com.)

The information on this page is also available on a page formatted especially for “right-to-left” languages, since they do not work as well with Google Translate. For Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Hebrew, and Yiddish, go to the world-rtl.html page.

The LincMad.com site also has a map of Africa with telephone country and city codes, and Internet country codes, in multiple languages.

Additional information about international country codes and other numbering issues is available from the World Telephone Numbering Guide ‎(WTNG)‎, maintained by Dave Leibold.

HowToCallAbroad.com also has simple instructions for calling from wherever you are to almost anywhere in the world, with listings of major city codes for most countries and links to comprehensive listings. Planet Numbers is a British site that also lists country codes and major city codes, along with instructions for using cheaper “dialaround” numbers to place international calls from the U.K.

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