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The prefixes in Asia start with one of 2,3,6,7,8,9 Country calling codes map.svg
The prefixes in Asia start with one of 2,3,6,7,8,9

Telephone numbers in Asia have the most possible prefixes of any continent on Earth: 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9. Below is a list of country calling codes for various states and territories in Asia.


States and territories with country calling codes

Country nameRegion Country Code International Call Prefix Dialing plan Main article
Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan 9+9300 Telephone numbers in Afghanistan
Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia 3+37400 Telephone numbers in Armenia
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan 9+99400 Telephone numbers in Azerbaijan
Flag of Bahrain.svg  Bahrain 9+97300 Telephone numbers in Bahrain
Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh 8+88000 Telephone numbers in Bangladesh
Flag of Bhutan.svg  Bhutan 9+97500 Telephone numbers in Bhutan
Flag of the Commissioner of the British Indian Ocean Territory.svg  British Indian Ocean Territory 2+24600 Telephone numbers in the British Indian Ocean Territory
Flag of Brunei.svg  Brunei 6+67300No area codes Telephone numbers in Brunei
Flag of Cambodia.svg  Cambodia 8+85500Open Telephone numbers in Cambodia
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 8+8600 Telephone numbers in China
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 2+2000 Telephone numbers in Egypt
Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia 9+99500 Telephone numbers in Georgia
Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 8+852001No area codes Telephone numbers in Hong Kong
Flag of India.svg  India 9+9100 Telephone numbers in India
Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia 6+6200x, 01xxx (VoIP)Open Telephone numbers in Indonesia
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 9+9800 Telephone numbers in Iran
Flag of Iraq.svg  Iraq 9+96400 Telephone numbers in Iraq
Flag of Israel.svg  Israel 9+97200, 01x Telephone numbers in Israel
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 8+81010 Telephone numbers in Japan
Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan 9+96200 Telephone numbers in Jordan
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 7+78~10 Telephone numbers in Kazakhstan
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 8+85000, 99 Telephone numbers in North Korea
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 8+8200 + carrier code Telephone numbers in South Korea
Flag of Kuwait.svg  Kuwait 9+96500 Telephone numbers in Kuwait
Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg  Kyrgyzstan 9+99600 Telephone numbers in Kyrgyzstan
Flag of Laos.svg  Laos 8+856100Open Telephone numbers in Laos
Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon 9+96100 Telephone numbers in Lebanon
Flag of Macau.svg  Macau 8+85300 Telephone numbers in Macau
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 6+6000Open Telephone numbers in Malaysia
Flag of Maldives.svg  Maldives 9+96000 Telephone numbers in the Maldives
Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia 9+976001 Telephone numbers in Mongolia
Flag of Myanmar.svg  Myanmar 9+9500Open Telephone numbers in Myanmar
Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal 9+97700 Telephone numbers in Nepal
Flag of Oman.svg  Oman 9+96800 Telephone numbers in Oman
Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 9+9200 Telephone numbers in Pakistan
Flag of Palestine.svg  State of Palestine 9+97000 Telephone numbers in Palestine
Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines 6+6300Open Telephone numbers in the Philippines
Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar 9+97400 Telephone numbers in Qatar
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 7+78~10Open Telephone numbers in Russia
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia 9+96600 Telephone numbers in Saudi Arabia
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 6+65001, 002, 008No area codes Telephone numbers in Singapore
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka 9+9400Open Telephone numbers in Sri Lanka
Flag of Syria.svg  Syria 9+96300 Telephone numbers in Syria
Flag of the Republic of China.svg  Taiwan 8+886002, 005, 006, 007, 009, 019Open Telephone numbers in Taiwan
Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan 9+9928~10 Telephone numbers in Tajikistan
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 6+66001, 00xClosed with 0 Telephone numbers in Thailand
Flag of East Timor.svg  Timor-Leste 6+67000Closed Telephone numbers in East Timor
Flag of Turkmenistan.svg  Turkmenistan 9+9938~10 Telephone numbers in Turkmenistan
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates 9+97100 Telephone numbers in the United Arab Emirates
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 9+9988~10 Telephone numbers in Uzbekistan
Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam 8+8400Open Telephone numbers in Vietnam
Flag of Yemen.svg  Yemen 9+96700 Telephone numbers in Yemen

States and territories without a separate country calling code

Country name Country Code International Call Prefix Main article
Flag of the Republic of Abkhazia.svg  Abkhazia +995 44, +7 840, +7 940 Telephone numbers in Abkhazia
Flag of Christmas Island.svg  Christmas Island +61 8 9164 Telephone numbers in Christmas Island
Flag of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.svg  Cocos (Keeling) Islands +61 8 9162 Telephone numbers in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Flag of Artsakh.svg  Nagorno-Karabakh +374 47, +374 97 Telephone numbers in Nagorno-Karabakh
Flag of South Ossetia.svg  South Ossetia +995 Telephone numbers in South Ossetia

See also

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