Zambia country code

How to call Zambia using country code ?

Zambia is located in Africa near countries : Zimbabwe, Malawi, Botswana, South Africa, Swaziland and Mozambique. The international country code to dial Zambia is :



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Phone use and access in Republic of Zambia

As many African countries, the international dialing code 260 is only required to call Zambia from abroad. Concerning national calls made in Zambia, it is not necessary to dial the Zambian country code 260. Finally, to call your correspondent in Zambia from a country abroad, dial first the prefix of exit which takes one of the following forms: 00 / 011 / 810 and sign "+ " for calls since the mobile phone. These are possible compositions: 00260 / 810 260 / 011 260 / +260.

Some useful informations

  • International access code (exit code) : 00 (to dial when making calls from Zambia to abroad)
  • Zambian international dialing code : 260
  • Fixed telephone Subscriptions (2016) : 101 407 Zambian subscribers
  • Mobile landline usage : 0.61% of Zambians
  • Mobile cellular users (2016) : 12 017 034 Zambian mobile users
  • Mobile phone usage : 72.43% of Zambians
  • Internet usage : 25.5% of Zambians

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How to call Zambia from USA and Canada

Calling Zambian landline phone number

  • enter the exit code '011' ;
  • dial Zambia country code : 260 ;
  • dial the area code : For example "1 " is Lusaka area phone code ;
  • add the Zambian phone number without the leading '0'.
Illustration : 011 260 1 XXX XXX.

Calling Zambian mobile phone number (cellular phone)

  • enter the exit code '011' or '+';
  • dial Zambia country code : 260 ;
  • add the Zambian mobile phone number without the leading '0'.
Illustration : 011 260 Z XXX XXX. ('Z' represent the cellular area code)

Zambia Map

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Zambia Map

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About Zambia


Zambia belongs to the African continent bordering Zimbabwe, Malawi, Botswana, South Africa, Swaziland and Mozambique. Zambian population is about 11862740 inhabitants with an area of 752,618 km². The capital of Zambia is Lusaka and the iso code is : ZMB.

What time is it now in Zambia ?


Before calling your Zambian correspondent , it is important to know what time it is in Zambia.
Zambian local time :

The current time is 12:38 AM (UTC/GMT 2 hours).

Current day :

We are : Wednesday November 21, 2018 .

 

Zambian cities area codes

Area code
City
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2 Ndola 0112602 002602
1 Lusaka 0112601 002601
2 Luanshya 0112602 002602
2 Kitwe 0112602 002602
2 Chingola 0112602 002602
 
 
 

Weather conditions at Lusaka

63°F / 17°C
clear sky
  • Humidity : 72 %
  • Pressure : 912.47 mb
  • Wind Speed : 1 km/h
  • Cloud Cover : 0 %
  • Sunrise : 03:23:49
  • Sunset : 16:15:55

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