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How to call to Libya

How to call to Libya

To call Libya from the USA/Canada: dial 011 + 218 + phone number

Area codes of Libya

Add to landline numbers only!
Al-Aziziyah 272 Gharyan 41 Tajura 26
Al-Khums 31 Houn 57 Tarhunah 325
Al-Kufrah 652 Misurata 51 Tobruk 87
Al-Marj 67 Nalut 47 Tripoli 21
Bani Walid 322 Sabratha 24 Ubari 73
Bayda 84 Sebha 71 Yefren 421
Benghazi 61 Shahat 851 Zawia 23
Brak 721 Sirt 54 Zliten 51
Derna 81 Sorman 23 Zuwarah 25

Dialing procedure

Given below is the procedure and dialing codes for making international calls to Libya mobile or land line. While calling to Libya 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 Libya is :

Landline: IDD + 218 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number

Cellular: IDD + 218 (Country Code) + 8 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 Libya is 218. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

Libya ISD Code / Country Code - 218

Calling Libya From Abroad

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

To Make International Calls to Libya Dial

Exit code + 218 + Area code + Telephone Number

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 Libya. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in Libya.

There are 94 area codes in Libya. Libya area codes usually have 2 or 3 digits. While calling Libya 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 Libya's major cities/regions.

Numbering technology

For example, to call Libya (Zahra) land line from United States, the number format is: 011 + 218 + 252 ***** where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 218 is the ISD code for Libya, 252 is the area code for Zahra and ***** is the 5 digits TEL # of the recipient.

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