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How to call to China

How to call to China

To call China from the USA/Canada: dial 011 + 86 + phone number

Area codes of China

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Anshan 412 Huizhou 752 Taiyuan 351
Anyang 372 Jiangmen 750 Taizhou, JS 523
Baoding 312 Jilin 432 Taizhou, ZJ 576
Baotou 472 Jinan 531 Tangshan 315
Beijing 10 Jingzhou 716 Tianjin 22
Bengbu 552 Jining 537 Urumchi 991
Benxi 414 Jinzhou 416 Weifang 536
Changchun 431 Jixi 467 Wenzhou 577
Changde 736 Kunming 871 Wuhan 27
Changsha 731 Lanzhou 931 Wuxi 510
Changzhou 519 Linyi 539 Xi'an 29
Chengdu 28 Liuzhou 772 Xiamen 592
Chifeng 476 Luoyang 379 Xiangfan 710
Chongqing 23 Mianyang 816 Xiangtan 731
Chuzhou 550 Nanchang 791 Xianyang 29
Dalian 411 Nanjing 25 Xining 971
Daqing 459 Nanning 771 Xinxiang 373
Datong 352 Nanyang 377 Xuzhou 516
Dongguan 769 Neijiang 832 Yancheng 515
Foshan 757 Ningbo 574 Yangzhou 514
Fushun 413 Pingdingshan 375 Yantai 535
Fuyang 558 Qingdao 532 Yichang 717
Fuzhou 591 Qiqihar 452 Yichun 458
Guangzhou 20 Qinhuangdao 335 Yiyang 737
Guilin 773 Quanzhou 595 Yueyang 730
Guiyang 851 Shanghai 21 Zaozhuang 632
Haikou 898 Shantou 754 Zhangjiakou 313
Handan 310 Shaoguan 751 Zhanjiang 759
Hangzhou 571 Shenyang 24 Zhengzhou 371
Harbin 451 Shenzhen 755 Zhenjiang 511
Hefei 551 Shijiazhuang 311 Zhongshan 760
Hengyang 734 Suizhou 722 Zhuhai 756
Huaibei 561 Suzhou, AH 557 Zhuzhou 731
Huai'an 517 Suzhou, JS 512 Zibo 533
Huhehaote (Hohhot) 471 Tai'an 538 Zunyi 852

Dialing procedure

Given below is the procedure and dialing codes for making international calls to China mobile or land line. While calling to China from abroad, the dialing procedure is same whether you are calling from Land phone or cell phone.

The international dialing codes and dialing format to call China is :

Landline: IDD + 86 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number

Cellular: IDD + 86 (Country Code) + 11 Digits Cellular Number

IDD or International Direct Dial code is the exit code and is different for different countries

The International Subscriber Dialing Code (ISD Code) of China is 86. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

China ISD Code / Country Code - 86

Calling China From Abroad

Use the example below to know the rule for dialing a number in China and make international calls to China.

To Make International Calls to China Dial

Exit code + 86 + Area code + Telephone Number

China - Emergency Numbers

  • 110 - Police
  • 120 - Ambulance
  • 119 - Fire
  • 122 - Traffic accident

Exit code or access code of a country is the code which is necessary to make international calls from that country. Find the access code of the country from which you are dialing before calling China. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in China.

There are 346 area codes in China. China area codes usually have 2, 3 or 4 digits. While calling China from abroad, you need to dial the ISD code followed by the area code and finally the phone number. Given below is a list of area codes for calling China's major cities/regions.

Numbering technology

For example, to call China (Jingzhou) land line from United States, the number format is: 011 + 86 + 716 *** **** where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 86 is the ISD code for China, 716 is the area code for Jingzhou and *** **** is the 7 digits TEL # of the recipient.

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