Telephone numbers in Cameroon

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Country Code: +237
International Call Prefix: 00
Trunk Prefix:


Existing 7-digit Cameroon subscriber numbers were expanded to 8-digit format by prepending a digit according to the service and carrier in 2007. There was no known permissive period between the old and new formats.

Calling formats[edit]

To call in Cameroon, the following format is used:

  • xxxx xxxx - calls within Cameroon
  • +237 xxxx xxxx - calls from outside Cameroon

List of area codes in Cameroon[edit]

LIST OF AREA CODES[1]
Old numbers New numbers Service/Carrier
+237 2xxxxxx +237 22xxxxxx fixed, CAMTEL
+237 3xxxxxx +237 33xxxxxx fixed, CAMTEL
+237 45xxxxx +237 745xxxxx mobile, MTN Cameroon
+237 46xxxxx +237 746xxxxx mobile, MTN Cameroon
+237 47xxxxx +237 747xxxxx mobile, MTN Cameroon
+237 48xxxxx +237 748xxxxx mobile, MTN Cameroon
+237 49xxxxx +237 749xxxxx mobile, MTN Cameroon
+237 5909963 +237 759xxxxx mobile, MTN Cameroon
+237 7xxxxxx +237 77xxxxxx mobile, MTN Cameroon
+237 8xxxxxx +237 88xxxxxx special services, all carriers
+237 40xxxxx +237 940xxxxx mobile, Orange Cameroun
+237 41xxxxx +237 941xxxxx mobile, Orange Cameroun
+237 42xxxxx +237 942xxxxx mobile, Orange Cameroun
+237 43xxxxx +237 943xxxxx mobile, Orange Cameroun
+237 44xxxxx +237 944xxxxx mobile, Orange Cameroun
+237 6xxxxxx +237 96xxxxxx mobile, Orange Cameroun
+237 9xxxxxx +237 99xxxxxx mobile, Orange Cameroun
+237 9xxxxxx +237 97XXXXXX mobile, Orange Cameroun

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