Telephone numbers in the Faroe Islands

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Faroe Islands telephone numbers
Faroe Islands in its region.svg
Location of Faroe Islands
Location
CountryFaroe Islands
ContinentEurope
Typical format+298 NX XX XX
Access codes
Country calling code+298
International call prefix00

Telephone numbers in the Faroe Islands have used a closed numbering plan, with 6-digit subscriber's numbers since 1998.[1] Numbers are usually printed in three groups of two digits. E.g. Tórshavn municipality's city hall has the telephone number 30 20 10.[2]

Allocations[edit]

Number range Usage[3][4]
12xx SMS/MMS short codes
19xx
20 xx xx Fixed Network
21 xx xx–29 xx xx GSM Mobile
3x xx xx Fixed Network
4x xx xx
5x xx xx GSM Mobile
6x xx xx Fixed Network (including VoIP)
70 xx xx Shared Cost Numbers
71 xx xx–79 xx xx GSM Mobile
80 xx xx Freephone numbers
81 xx xx–89 xx xx Fixed Network (including VoIP)
90 xx xx Premium rate numbers
91 xx xx–99 xx xx Mobile (reserved for 3G)

Special Numbers[edit]

Number range Owner Usage[3]
112 Faroese Telecom Neyðarkall / Emergency
114 Faroese Telecom Politiið / Police (non-emergency)
118 Faroese Telecom Nummarupplýsing / Number Information

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1st APRIL 1998 THE FAROE ISLAND, COUNTRY CODE 298, WILL CHANGE THE TELEPHONE NUMBER LENGTH FROM 5 TO 6 DIGITS
  2. ^ Tórshavnar kommuna home page
  3. ^ a b "Faroe Islands". itu.int. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
  4. ^ "Nummarskipan" [Numbering plan]. Fjarskiftiseftirlitið [Telecommunications Authority of the Faroe Islands]. Retrieved 2020-11-19.