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Country Code:

International Direct Dialing was set up in 1964.
Country codes were attributed in Geneva by the International Telecommunications Union ITU.

Middle and Far East Countries got attributed a 2-digit or 3-digit country code starting with +9.

Larger countries have a 2-digit code, smaller countries a 3-digit code.
Only USA + Canada, both home countries of the inventor of the Phone, Alexander Bell
got the 1-digit country code +1.
The only other country with a 1-digit country code is Russia +7.

Afghanistan received the country code +93.


To Call from the United States & Canada dial 011 93 xx xxxxxx
To call from Europe / most countries to Afghanistan dial 00 93 xx xxxxxx
To call from inside Afghanistan to Afghanistan dial 0xx xxxxxx


 
National Afghan Numbers

In 2002 the Afghan phonesystem
was standardised to 2-digit area codes and 6-digit subsriber numbers.
Kabul lost it´s 1-digit area code 2 which was replaced by 20.
In 2004 a national numbering plan was announced, small changes were

Fixed phone numbers in Arghanistan do always have the same lenght.
In the local call format +93 is replaced by 0

Numbering scheme for Afghanistan Landlines (fixed lines):

+93 1 not used
+93 20 xxxxxxx Kabul
+93 21 xxxxxxx Parwan
+93 22 xxxxxxx Kapisa
+93 23 xxxxxxx Bamian
+93 24 xxxxxxx Wardak
+93 25 xxxxxxx Logar
+93 26 xxxxxxx Dorkondi
+93 27 xxxxxxx Khost
+93 28 xxxxxxx Panjshar
+93 30 xxxxxxx Kandahar
+93 31 xxxxxxx Ghazni
+93 32 xxxxxxx Uruzgan
+93 33 xxxxxxx Zabol
+93 34 xxxxxxx Helmand
+93 40 xxxxxxx Heart
+93 41 xxxxxxx Badghis
+93 42 xxxxxxx Ghowr
+93 43 xxxxxxx Farah
+93 44 xxxxxxx Nimroz
+93 50 xxxxxxx Balkh
+93 51 xxxxxxx Kunduz
+93 52 xxxxxxx Badkhshan
+93 53 xxxxxxx Takhar
+93 54 xxxxxxx Jowzjan
+93 55 xxxxxxx Samangan
+93 56 xxxxxxx Sar-E Pol
+93 57 xxxxxxx Faryab
+93 58 xxxxxxx Baghlan
+93 60 xxxxxxx Nangarhar
+93 61 xxxxxxx Nurestan
+93 62 xxxxxxx Kunarha
+93 63 xxxxxxx Laghman
+93 64 xxxxxxx Paktia
+93 65 xxxxxxx Paktika

Numbering scheme for Afghanistan mobile lines (cellular phones):
+93 70 AWCC
+93 71 reserved for future Licenses
+93 72 reserved for future Licenses
+93 73 reserved for future Licenses
+93 74 reserved for future Licenses
+93 75 Afghan Telecom GSM Lines
+93 76 reserved for future Licenses
+93 77 MTN GSM Lines
+93 78 Etisalat GSM lines
+93 79 Roshan GSM lines

Number of Phonelines in Afghanistan:

as of august 2011 Afghanistan had in activity
17,2 million Mobil Phonnumbers
and only 73,000 Fixed landlines.

Calling from Afghanistan to another country:

dial 00 + country code + area code + subsriber number.

Country codes and Phonenumbers can be found in the Phonebook of the World.com
Information on the World Telephone system can be found
at the codes the International Telecommunications Union ITU.