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How to call to Zambia

How to call to Zambia

To call Zambia from the USA/Canada: dial 011 + 260 + phone number

Area codes of Zambia

Add to landline numbers only!
Chingola 21 2 Kitwe 21 2 Mongu 21 8
Chipata 21 6 Livingstone 21 3 Mufulira 21 2
Kabwe 21 5 Luanshya 21 2 Ndola 21 2
Kafue 21 1 Lusaka 21 1 Petauke 21 6
Kasama 21 4 Mazabuka 21 3 Solwezi 21 7

Dialing procedure

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

Landline: IDD + 260 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number

Cellular: IDD + 260 (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 Zambia is 260. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

Zambia ISD Code / Country Code - 260

Calling Zambia From Abroad

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

To Make International Calls to Zambia Dial

Exit code + 260 + 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 Zambia. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in Zambia.

There are 8 area codes in Zambia. Zambia area codes usually have 3 digits. While calling Zambia 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 Zambia's major cities/regions.

Numbering technology

For example, to call Zambia (Lusaka) land line from United States, the number format is: 011 + 260 + 211 *** *** where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 260 is the ISD code for Zambia, 211 is the area code for Lusaka and *** *** is the 6 digits TEL # of the recipient.

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