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How to call Grenada from the US?

Question: I am trying to call a phone number in Grenada from the U.S. the phone number I have is 442-xxxx. How do I dial this number?

Answer: To call Grenada from the U.S., dial the number as a domestic long distance number using area code ‘473’.

The call would be dialed 1-473-442-xxxx.

The ‘1’ represents a long distance trunk number for dialing within North America. It is also the international country code for the North American phone system.

The ‘473’ is Grenada’s area code within country code ‘1’.Grenada is within the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), a phone number system consisting of the U.S., Canada, most of the Caribbean, and U.S. Territories in the Pacific.

The rest of the phone number is the local phone number in Grenada.

For more on how to call Grenada, see our page on “how to call Grenada.

 

How to call Helsinki?

Question: I am attempting to call Helsinki phone number +358 10 850xxxx. How do I dial this phone number?

Answer: To call Helsinki dial your country’s exit code, then country code 358 (for Finland), then the local phone number in Helsinki.

To call from the United States or Canada, dial 011-358-10-850xxxx. ‘011’ is the international exit code, ‘358’ is Finland’s country code, and ’10-850xxxx’ is the local phone number within Finland.

To call from the U.K., France, Germany, most of Europe, China, and India, dial 00-358-10-850xxxx. ’00’ is the international exit code, ‘358’ is Finland’s country code, and ’10-850xxxx’ is the local phone number within Finland.

To call from Australia, dial 0011-358-10-850xxxx. ‘0011’ is the international exit code, ‘358’ is Finland’s country code, and ’10-850xxxx’ is the local phone number within Finland.

To call from Japan, dial 010-358-10-850xxxx. ‘010’ is the international exit code, ‘358’ is Finland’s country code, and ’10-850xxxx’ is the local phone number within Finland.

To call Helsinki from within Finland, dial 0-10-850xxxx. The ‘0’ is a long distance trunk number. ’10-850xxxx’ is the local phone number within Helsinki.

For more on how to call Helsinki, see our page on “How to call Finland.”

What country is country code “00254”?

Question: I am calling a country with country with country code “00254” – I do not recognize this number – what country is it? The phone number I was given is “00254 702 50xxxx.”

Answer: The number you are trying to call looks like Kenya. The phone number is likely a cellular phone number.

“00” is an international exit code (the number used to access the international switchboard) for many African and European countries. If ’00’ is dialed from a country that does not use that as its exit code (the U.S. and Canada use ‘011’, Australia uses ‘0011’, Japan uses ‘010’, many countries of the former U.S.S.R use ‘8’ – wait for the dial tone – ’10’), the call will not work.

“254” is the country code for Kenya. It is the number that is dialed to reach Kenya from the international switchboard.

The remainder of the number appears to be the format for a Kenyan cellular phone number. The ‘7’ signifies a mobile phone number within the Kenyan numbering system. ‘702’ signifies a mobile assigned to Safaricom.

See our “how to call Kenya” page for details on how to call Kenya from anywhere in the world.

 

What country is country code “0086”?

Question: I am calling a country with country with country code “0086” – I do not recognize this number – what country is it? The phone number I was given is “0086 21 3330 xxxx.”

Answer: The number you are trying to call looks like China. The phone number is likely in Shanghai.

“00” is an international exit code (the number used to access the international switchboard) for most Asian and European countries. If ’00’ is dialed from a country that does not use that as its exit code (the U.S. and Canada use ‘011’, Australia uses ‘0011’, Japan uses ‘010’, many countries of the former U.S.S.R use ‘8’ – wait for the dial tone – ’10’), the call will not work.

“86” is the country code for China. It is the number that is dialed to reach China from the international switchboard.

The remainder of the number appears to be the format for a Chinese phone number. The ’21’ signifies the area code for Shanghai within the Chinese numbering system. The remainder of the phone number is separated into eight numbers (two blocks of four digits).

See our “how to call China” page for details on how to call China from anywhere in the world.

 

 

What country is country code “0081”?

Question: I am calling a country with country with country code “0081” – I do not recognize this number – what country is it? The phone number I was given is “0081-3-3469-xxxx.”

Answer: The number you are trying to call looks like Japan. The phone number is likely in Tokyo.

“00” is an international exit code (the number used to access the international switchboard) for most European and Asian countries. If ’00’ is dialed from a country that does not use that as its exit code (the U.S. and Canada use ‘011’, Australia uses ‘0011’, Japan uses ‘010’, many countries of the former U.S.S.R use ‘8’ – wait for the dial tone – ’10’), the call will not work.

“81” is the country code for Japan. It is the number that is dialed to reach Japan from the international switchboard.

The remainder of the number appears to be the format for a Japanese phone number. The ‘3’ signifies the area code for Tokyo within the Japanese numbering system. The remainder of the phone number is separated into eight numbers (two blocks of four digits).

See our “how to call Japan” page for details on how to call Japan from anywhere in the world.

 

 

What country is country code “0084”?

Question: I am calling a country with country with country code “0084” – I do not recognize this number – what country is it? The phone number I was given is “0084 24 3938 xxxx.”

Answer: The number you are trying to call looks like Vietnam. The phone number is likely in Hanoi.

“00” is an international exit code (the number used to access the international switchboard) for most European and many Asian countries. If ’00’ is dialed from a country that does not use that as its exit code (the U.S. and Canada use ‘011’, Australia uses ‘0011’, Japan uses ‘010’, many countries of the former U.S.S.R use ‘8’ – wait for the dial tone – ’10’), the call will not work.

“84” is the country code for Vietnam. It is the number that is dialed to reach Vietnam from the international switchboard.

The remainder of the number appears to be the format for a Vietnamese phone number. The ’24’ signifies the area code for Hanoi within the Vietnamese numbering system. The remainder of the phone number is eight numbers (two blocks of four digits).

See our “how to call Vietnam” page for details on how to call Vietnam from anywhere in the world.

What country is country code “0039”?

Question: I am calling a country with country with country code “0039” – I do not recognize this number – what country is it? The phone number I was given is “0039.041.241xxxx.”

Answer: The number you are trying to call looks like Italy. The phone number is likely in Venice.

“00” is an international exit code (the number used to access the international switchboard) for most European countries. If ’00’ is dialed from a country that does not use that as its exit code (the U.S. and Canada use ‘011’, Australia uses ‘0011’, Japan uses ‘010’, many countries of the former U.S.S.R use ‘8’ – wait for the dial tone – ’10’), the call will not work.

“39” is the country code for Italy. It is the number that is dialed to reach Italy from the international switchboard.

The remainder of the number appears to be the format for an Italian phone number. The leading ‘0’ signifies a landline in Italy. It is dialed even when calling from abroad (unlike in many other countries). ’41’ is the area code for Venice within the Italian numbering system. The remainder of the phone number is seven digits.

See our “how to call Italy” page for details on how to call France from anywhere in the world.

What country is country code “01152”?

Question: I am calling a country with country with country code “01152” – I do not recognize this number – what country is it? The phone number I was given is “01152 (55) 50 80x xxx.”

Answer: The number you are trying to call looks like Mexico. The phone number is likely in Mexico City.

“011” is an international exit code (the number used to access the international switchboard) for the United States, Canada, and most of the Caribbean. If ‘011’ is dialed from a country that does not use that as its exit code (most of Europe uses ‘000’, Australia uses ‘0011’, Japan uses ‘010’, many countries of the former U.S.S.R use ‘8’ – wait for the dial tone – ’10’), the call will not work.

“52” is the country code for Mexico. It is the number that is dialed to reach Mexico from the international switchboard.

“(55)” is the area code for Mexico City within the Mexican telephone numbering system. It included in the dialing sequence when calling from outside the country.

The remainder of the number appears to be the format for a Mexican phone number.

See our “how to call Mexico” page for details on how to call Mexico from anywhere in the world.

 

 

What country is country code ‘0091’?

Question: Hello, I am attempting to call phone number 0091 80 4141 XXXX. The number as I am dialing it is not working. What country is country code 0091? I am not familiar with this number.

Answer: The number you are calling looks like it is in India, in the region of Bangalore.

’00’ is an international exit code (the number used to access the international switchboard) for many European and Asian countries, including neighbouring Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and China. If ’00’ is dialed from a country that does not use that as its exit code (the U.S. and Canada use ‘011’, Australia uses ‘0011’, Japan uses ‘010’, many countries of the former U.S.S.R use ‘8’ – wait for the dial tone – ’10’), the call will not work.

’91’ is the country code for India. This is the number needed to reach India from the international switchboard.

The remainder of the phone number appears to be the format for an Indian phone number. The ’80’ signifies a phone number in Bangalore within the Indian numbering system.

See our “how to call India” page for details on how to call India from any country in the world.

What country code is “0061”?

Question: I am calling a country with country with country code “0061” – I do not recognize this number – what country is it? The phone number I was given is “0061 2 8223 xxxx.”

Answer: The number you are trying to call looks like Australia. The phone number is likely in the state of New South Wales.

“00” is an international exit code (the number used to access the international switchboard) for most European and Asian countries, as well as nearby New Zealand, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and East Timor. If ’00’ is dialed from a country that does not use that as its exit code (the U.S. and Canada use ‘011’, Australia uses ‘0011’, Japan uses ‘010’, many countries of the former U.S.S.R use ‘8’ – wait for the dial tone – ’10’), the call will not work.

“61” is the country code for Australia. It is the number that is dialed to reach Australia from the international switchboard.

The remainder of the number appears to be the format for an Australian phone number. The ‘2’ signifies the area code for the state of New South Wales within the Australian numbering system. The remainder of the phone number is separated into eight numbers (two blocks of four digits).

See our “how to call Australia” page for details on how to call Australia from anywhere in the world.