Telephone numbers in Somalia

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Somalia, telephone numbers
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Somalia (dark green)
Location
CountrySomalia,
ContinentAfrica
Access codes
Country calling code+252
International call prefix00

The following are the telephone codes in Somalia.

Calling formats[edit]

To call in Somalia, the following format is used:

  • yxx xxxx, yy xxx xxx or yyy xxx xxx - Calls within Somalia
  • +252 yxx xxxx, +252 yy xxx xxx or +252 yyy xxx xxx - Calls from outside Somalia

List of area codes in Somalia[edit]

LIST OF AREA CODES
Area Code Area/City
01 Mogadishu
03 Kismayo
04 Garowe

The telecommunication industry in Somalia is managed by private businesses since the collapse of the Siad Barre government in 1991.[citation needed]

LIST OF NEW ALLOCATIONS SINCE 2013
Service Numbering range
Mobile GSM 61X XXX XXX
62X XXX XXX
63X XXX XXX
65X XXX XXX
66X XXX XXX
68X XXX XXX
69X XXX XXX
71X XXX XXX
90X XXX XXX
Fixed 5 5XX XXX
5 7XX XXX
5 8XX XXX

Mobile operators[edit]

According to the National Communications Authority, there are 16 registered mobile network operators in the country.[1] A number of these operators have assigned numbering ranges.

Prefix Example Operator
61 +252 61X XXX XXX Hormuud
62, 65, 66 +252 62X XXX XXX SomTel
+252 65X XXX XXX
+252 66X XXX XXX
63 +252 63X XXX XXX Telesom
68 +252 68X XXX XXX SomNet
69 +252 69X XXX XXX NationLink
71 +252 71X XXX XXX Amtel
90 +252 90X XXX XXX Golis

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Licensed Operators – NCA".