Telephone numbers in Canada
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Country Code: +1
Telephone numbers in Canada all have the same format, consisting of the country code, followed by an area code (Numbering Plan Area, or NPA), then a central office code (or exchange code, denoted by NXX), and finally a station code. This is represented as 1-NPA-NXX-XXXX, in which the country code is "1". Area codes are managed via the North American Numbering Plan.
International calls from Canada to other NANP countries are dialed in the same format as domestic calls. For locations outside country code +1, international calls are dialed with the 011 international prefix, followed by the country code and the national significant number.
|Province / Territory||Codes (Overlays in Italic)|
|Alberta||403, 587, 780|
|British Columbia||250, 604, 778, 236|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||709|
|Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island||902, 782|
|Ontario||226, 249, 289, 343, 416, 519, 613, 647, 705, 807, 905|
|Quebec||418, 438, 450, 514, 579, 581, 819, 873|
|Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut||867|
Mobile phone numbers are not uniquely different from land-line numbers and follow the same format and area codes as for land-lines. Currently, mobile phone providers support either CDMA or GSM although there is now movement away from CDMA and towards GSM.
- Canadian Number Administrator website
- GSM access in Canada by GSM World / GSMA Mobile World Congress