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How to call to Tanzania

How to call to Tanzania

To call Tanzania from the USA/Canada: dial 011 + 255 + phone number

Area codes of Tanzania

Add to landline numbers only!
Arusha 27 Lindi 23 Ruvuma 25
Coast Region 23 Mara 28 Shinyanga 28
Dar es Salaam 22 Mbeya 25 Singida 26
Iringa 26 Morogoro 23 Tabora 26
Kagera 28 Mtwara 23 Tanga 27
Kigoma 28 Mwanza 28 Zanzibar 24
Kilimanjaro 27 Rukwa 25    

Dialing procedure

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

Landline: IDD + 255 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number

Cellular: IDD + 255 (Country Code) + 9 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 Tanzania is 255. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

Tanzania ISD Code / Country Code - 255

Calling Tanzania From Abroad

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

To Make International Calls to Tanzania Dial

Exit code + 255 + 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 Tanzania. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in Tanzania.

There are 8 area codes in Tanzania. Tanzania area codes usually have 1 or 2 digits. While calling Tanzania 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 Tanzania's major cities/regions.

Numbering technology

For example, to call Tanzania (Dar es Salaam) land line from United States, the number format is: 011 + 255 + 22 *** **** where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 255 is the ISD code for Tanzania, 22 is the area code for Dar es Salaam and *** **** is the 7 digits TEL # of the recipient.

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