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How to call Akrotiri and Dhekelia (country code +357)

LAST UPDATE: April 3rd, 2018

The Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia are part of Cyprus‘ numbering plan.

Calling to Akrotiri and Dhekelia

Calling within Akrotiri and Dhekelia (domestic dialing)

There is no trunk prefix used when calling between areas codes in Cyprus, or between the sovereign base areas.

Dial all domestic numbers as they are listed.

eight digits
local phone number

Akrotiri and Dhekelia (aka Cypriot) phone numbers explained

Phone number structure

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Cypriot phone numbers are eight digits.

First two digits: Represent a geographic (area) code.
Remaining digits: represent the remainder of the subscriber number.

Mobile numbers being with digit ‘9’ (except for numbers starting with 900 or 909). The second digit identifies the mobile carrier. They are dialed the same way as all other numbers in Cyprus.

Calling from Akrotiri and Dhekelia

… to Cyprus

Follow the domestic dialing sequence.

… to Northern Cyprus

Dial calls to Northern Cyprus from Akrotiri and Dhekelia by calling 0139 followed by the local seven digit subscriber number. The regular international call sequence will work as well.

0139seven digits
trunk prefixindicator for Northern Cypruslocal phone number in Northern Cyprus

Calls are at local rates.

The United Nations exchange places these calls.

Northern Cyprus can also be placed through the international exchange through the regular international call sequence to Turkey.

0090seven digits
international exit code for the Republic of Cypruscountry code for Turkeylocal phone number in Northern Cyprus (on the Turkish phone system)

… to everyone else in the world

’00’ is used as an international exit code when dialing an international call from Akrotiri and Dhekelia.

Carrier pre-selection when calling from Cyprus can be dialed with a four-digit code starting with 10.

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