Telephone numbers in Zambia

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Zambia telephone numbers
Location
Country Zambia
Continent Africa
Access codes
Country calling code +260
International call prefix 00

Calling formats[edit]

To call in Zambia, the following format is used:

0yyy xxxxxx Calls within Zambia

+260 yyy xxxxxx Calls from outside Zambia

00 International Direct Dialing code

Maximum Number Length excluding Country Code: 9 digits

Minimum Number Length excluding Country Code: 9 digits

List of area codes in Zambia[edit]

LIST OF AREA CODES (2011)[1]
LEADING DIGIT OF
NATIONAL (SIGNIFICANT) NUMBER
(N(S)N)
N(S)N NUMBER LENGTH NUMBER ASSIGNMENT,
AREA, OPERATOR
Max No. of Digits Min No. of Digits
GEOGRAPHIC
(0) 211 10 10 Geographic, Lusaka Province (ZAMTEL)
(0) 212 10 Geographic, Copperbelt Province,(ZAMTEL)
(0) 212 10 10 Geographic, Luapula Province, (ZAMTEL)
(0) 213 10 10 Geographic, Southern Province (ZAMTEL)
(0) 214 10 10 Geographic, Northern Province (ZAMTEL)
(0) 215 10 10 Geographic, Central Province (ZAMTEL)
(0) 216 10 10 Geographic, Eastern Province (ZAMTEL)
(0) 217 10 10 Geographic, Western Province (ZAMTEL)
(0) 218 10 10 Geographic, North Western Province (ZAMTEL)
.
MOBILE
(0) 955 10 10 Mobile Services (CELL Z)
(0) 966 10 10 Mobile Services (MTN)
(0) 979 10 10 Mobile Services (AIRTEL)
.
MOBILE Pre 2007
95 9 9 Mobile Services (CELL Z)
96 9 9 Mobile Services (MTN)
97 9 9 Mobile Services (AIRTEL)


Older area code details[edit]

LIST OF AREA CODES (ITU 2007)[2]
Old Area Code New Area Code Area/City
1 211 Lusaka
2 212 Ndola
3 213 Livingstone
4 214 Kasama
5 215 Kabwe
6 216 Chipata
7 217 Solwezi
8 218 Mongu


LIST OF AREA CODES (2007)[3]
Area Code Area/City
GEOGRAPHIC
+260 2 830 - 2 839 Samfya
+260 2 840 Matanda
+260 2 841 Chembe
+260 2 842 Kapalala
+260 2 843 Mukosa
+260 2 844 Milambo
+260 2 845 Mwewa
+260 2 846 Kalaba
+260 2 850 Chilubi Island
+260 2 96X Kawambwa
+260 2 970 Mwense
+260 2 971 Mwense
LIST OF AREA CODES (PRE-2007)
Area Code Area/City
1 Lusaka
2 Chingola
2 Kitwe
2 Luanshya
2 Ndola
3 Livingstone
5 Kabwe
7 Mongu

References[edit]

  1. ^ Choolwe Nalubamba, ZICTA, Lusaka, 2011-08-19.
  2. ^ Zambia
  3. ^ http://www.caz.gov.zm/national%20_numbering%20plan_6.htm Archived June 26, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.