Telephone numbers in Paraguay
|Country calling code||+595|
|International call prefix||00|
Telephone numbers in Paraguay all have the same format since 2002, consisting of the country code (595), followed by a phone number.
Phone numbers in Paraguay have 9 digits. The first two or three digits are the area code, the remaining six or seven digits are the subscriber number.
According to ITU document for Paraguay found in here: https://www.itu.int/oth/T0202.aspx?lang=en&parent=T0202, the national number format for the basic telephony service may have 2 variations:
|Area code||Subscriber number|
|A B||X Y Z M C D U|
|A B E||X Y M C D U|
Where A is NOT equal to 0, 1, 8 and 9; and B, X and Y is NOT equal to 0.
To make local calls inside Paraguay, the 6- or 7-digit subscriber number is used.
To make a call to cell phone, dial "0" + the number of cell phone.
To make inter-provincial calls, it is required to dial prefix "0" followed by (P)QR code + the 9-digit phone number.
(P)QR is the code for long-distance basic service providers which have the following format: (P)[2-7][1-8]. Presently(?), digit "P" is reserved. Thus, only 2 digits "QR" are used presently.
To make an international call, it is required to dial prefix "00" followed by (P)QR code + the international number.
Numbers starting with the digit "1" are used for special services like Ambulance - 128.
List of area codes in Paraguay
The generic format for mobile numbers is:
|Mobile service code||Block code||Internal number|
|9||X Y Z W||M C D U|
Where X is NOT equal to 0 and 1.