How to call Angola (country code +244)

Calling to Angola

  • A leading '+' in the phone number means 'dial your country's exit code'.
  • Calling from a mobile phone: dial from on the country where you're currently located.
  • Calling from a VoIP or satellite phone: dial from on the country where the phone is registered.

… to a mobile (cellular) phone or text (sms)

Use the same call sequence.

Mobile phone numbers begin with ‘9’.

When calling a mobile phone user, call to the country where the mobile phone is registered, regardless of where the person being called is currently roaming.

… to a VoIP phone

Use the same call sequence.

When calling a VoIP phone user, call to the country where the VoIP phone is registered, regardless of where the person being called is currently roaming.

… to a satellite phone

Angola does not have a country-specific satellite phone system.

Most satellite phones operate on their own country code – calls to these satellite phones follow their own call sequence.

… sending a fax

Use the same call sequence.

Calling within Angola (domestic dialing)

Dial the entire nine digit phone number for all calls within Angola. There is no trunk number used when calling within Angola.

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Angolan phone numbers explained

Number details

Angolan numbers are nine digits.

First one to three digits represent a geographic area of the country.

Mobile numbers are represented by area codes starting with 9.

An example of a Angolan phone number

The Executive Hotel Samba lists its phone number in Luanda as +244 914783909.

Number explanation
244914783909
country code for Angolasignifies a mobile phone numberremainder of the phone number
Local example – calling from another location in Luanda, Angola

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Angola.

914783909
signifies a mobile phone numberremainder of the phone number
Long distance example – calling from Mlavinga, Angola (on the other side of the country)

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Angola.

914783909
signifies a mobile phone numberremainder of the phone number
Mobile phone example – calling from Mlavinga, Angola (on the other side of the country)

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Angola.

914783909
signifies a mobile phone numberremainder of the phone number
International example – calling from outside Angola

To call from outside Angola, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Angola’s country code of ‘244’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code244914783909
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Angolasignifies a mobile phone numberremainder of the phone number

Calling from Angola

’00’ is used as an exit code when dialing an international call from Angola.

Administrative and regulatory

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