Telephone numbers in Pakistan


Telephone numbers in Pakistan

Country code: 92

International call prefix: 00

Fixed (landline) numbers

Area codes in Pakistan are from two to five digits long; the smaller the city, the longer the prefix. All the large cities have a two-digit code. Older exchanges have a 4, 5 or 6 digit number. Newer exchanges, those in the cities, have seven digit numbers.

It is common to write phone numbers as (0xx) yyy-yyyy, where xx is the area code. The 0 prefix is for long-distance dialing from within the country. International callers should dial +92 xx yyyyyyy.

All mobile phone codes are three digits long and start with 3xx. All mobile numbers are seven digits long.

Area codes for common cities are:
*021 xxx xxxx: Karachi
*051 xxx xxxx: Islamabad / Rawalpindi
*042 xxx xxxx: Lahore
*041 xxx xxxx: Faisalabad
*022 xxx xxxx: Hyderabad
*081 xxx xxxx: Quetta
*091 xxx xxxx: Peshawar
*052 xxx xxxx: Sialkot
*061 xxx xxxx: Multan
*055 xxx xxxx: Gujranwala
*0945 xxx xxxx: Timargara

Premium Rate services:
*0900 xxx xx

Toll free numbers (For callers within Pakistan):
*0800 xxx xx

Cell phone numbers

Cell phone numbers in Pakistan are of the following format 0XXX-YYYYYYY where XXX is the three letter code assigned to a specific cellular operator and YYYYYYY is the local telephone number.

*320 - Instaphone
*300, 301, 302, 303, 306, 307, 308 - Mobilink
*304 - Paktel GSM
*343, 344, 345, 346 - Telenor
*321, 322, 323 - Warid Telecom
*333, 334, 335, 331, 332 - Ufone
*313, 314 - ZONG

ee also

* List of Dialing Codes of Pakistan

External links

* [http://www.informationmadness.com/cms/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=84&Itemid=49 Find out the Operator & City information from a Cellphone number -- For Pakistan Mobile Users]


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