Telephone numbers in Taiwan

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Taiwan telephone numbers
Location
Country Taiwan
Continent Asia
Type open
Access codes
Country calling code +886
International call prefix 002, 005, 006, 007, 009, 019 , 9002, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9009
Trunk prefix 0

Area codes[edit]

When making a long-distance call within Taiwan, a long-distance prefix "0" is required. The following table of area codes includes this "0" prefix.

Calling within same area code does not need the 0 or the area code.

The "0" is omitted when calling from outside Taiwan.

Prefix Area[1] Divisions Digits Notes
02
Taipei Taipei City, New Taipei City, Keelung City 8 mainly starts with 2
03
Taoyuan Taoyuan County 7 starts with 2 (minor), 3 (Taoyuan City), 4 (Zhongli)
03
Hsinchu Hsinchu City, Hsinchu County 7 starts with 5 (major), 6 (minor)
03
Yilan Yilan County 7 starts with 9
03
Hualien Hualien County 7 starts with 8
037
Miaoli Miaoli County 6
04
Taichung Taichung City 8 starts with 22-24 & 270 (urban area), 25 (Fengyuan, including Zhuolan, Miaoli), 26 (Dajia and Shalu), 3 (minor)
04
Changhua Changhua County 7 starts with 7 (Changhua City), 8 (Yuanlin)
049
Nantou Nantou County 7 starts with 2, including Fenyuan, Changhua
05
Chiayi Chiayi City, Chiayi County 7 starts with 2(Chiayi City and Minxiong), 3(Puzi and Xingang)
05
Yunlin Yunlin County 7 starts with 5(Douliu), 6(Huwei), 7(Beigang)
06
Tainan Tainan City 7 starts with 2 & 3 (urban area), 5 (Xinhua and Shanhua), 6 (Xinying), 7 (Jiali)
06
Penghu Penghu County 7 starts with 9
07
Kaohsiung Kaohsiung City 7 including the Pratas Islands and the Spratly Islands
08
Pingtung Pingtung County 7 starts with 7 (Pingtung City and Chaozhou), 8 (Donggang and Kenting)
082
Kinmen Kinmen County 6 starts with 32 (Jincheng and Jinning), 33 (Jinhu), 35 (Jinsha), 36 (Lieyu)
0826
Wuqiu Wuqiu Township 5
0836
Matsu Lienchiang County 5 starts with 2 (Nangan), 5(Beigan), 7 (Dongyin), 8(Juguang)
089
Taitung Taitung County 6
Note: Inter-area calls are defined as long-distance phone calls even they have identical prefix.

Mobile phones[edit]

Taiwan mobile phones' numbers always begin with 09 followed by 8 digits. The 0 is omitted when calling with an international format (e.g. +886 9 12345678) from outside Taiwan. To call within Taiwan on a local mobile phone, you must include the 0. Format = 0 + area code + 8 digit number.

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