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Telephone numbers in Venezuela

Venezuela telephone numbers
Location
Country Venezuela
Continent South America
Access codes
Country calling code +58
International call prefix 00
Trunk prefix 0

The Venezuelan Numbering Plan is an open telephone numbering plan with three-digit area codes and seven-digit telephone numbers that directs telephone calls to particular regions on a public switched telephone network (PSTN) or to a mobile telephone network, where they are further routed by the local network. The last revision of the current numbering plan is September 21, 2000.

Example landline calls (using Caracas as reference):

          5551212  (within metropolitan area)
     0212 5551212  (within Venezuela, Caracas excluded)
011 58 212 5551212  (from the U.S./Canada to Venezuela)

Contents

  • Geographic area codes 1
  • Mobile telephone area codes 2
  • Other area codes 3
  • Notes 4
  • External links 5

Geographic area codes

State Area Code
Amazonas 248
Anzoátegui 281, 282, 283, 235
Apure 247, 278
Aragua 243, 244, 245, 246
Barinas 273, 278
Bolívar 235, 285, 286, 288
Carabobo 241, 242, 243, 245, 249
Cojedes 258
Delta Amacuro 287
Distrito Capital 212
Falcón 259, 268, 269
Federal dependencies of Venezuela 237
Guárico 235, 238, 246, 247
Lara 251, 252, 253
Mérida 271, 273, 274, 275
Miranda 212, 234, 239
Monagas 287, 291, 292
Nueva Esparta 295
Portuguesa 255, 256, 257
Sucre 293, 294
Táchira 276, 277
Trujillo 271, 272
Vargas 212
Yaracuy 251, 253, 254
Zulia 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 267, 271, 275
Binational - Colombia 260, 270

Mobile telephone area codes

Operator Area Code
Digitel 412
Movistar 414, 424
Tesan 415
Movilnet 416, 426
Digicel (formerly Elca, now Digitel) 417
Infonet (now Digitel) 418

Area codes 417 and 418 were deleted in 2006 when Digicel and Infonet were bought by Digitel, migrating their subscribers to a single access code: 412.

Other area codes

  • Codes starting with 1XX specify a particular carrier to route a call to (XX denotes the carrier code).[1]
  • Codes starting with 5 are region-free and are treated as local calls wherever the calling party is dialing from (within Venezuela only).
  • Codes starting with 8 are toll-free numbers.
  • Codes starting with 9 are assigned to premium rate services.

Notes

  1. ^ Despite being specified in the last revision of the Venezuelan numbering plan, no carrier has implemented this type of service yet.

External links

  • Compañía Anónima Nacional de Teléfonos de Venezuela


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