Phone Number Formats for a Country/Region


What are phone number formats useed in a specific country or region?

Different countries or regions use different phone number formats.

To help you to understand phone number formats used in a specific country or region, has designed this online tool. All you need to do is to specify the country/region in the form below, and click the "Display" button. Phone number format information will be presented in the result area below.




Most phone numbers in Nigeria are written in the following formats:

   Prefix: long distance or international
   |   Carrier or area code 
   |   --------------------
   |   |   Subscriber number
   |   |   -----------------
   v   v   v
   0   A   SSS SSSS     - Local format
   0   AAA SSS SSSS     - Local format
  +234 A   SSS SSSS     - International format
  +234 AAA SSS SSSS     - International format

Most telephone numbers in Nigeria have 8, 10 digits and are written in the format of "A SSS SSSS", "AAA SSS SSSS". Here are some examples: 1 493 3385; 9 870 5477; 810 997 0533; 803 313 8999.

When dialing locally inside Nigeria, the long distance prefix of "0" is required. So the format becomes "0 A SSS SSSS", "0 AAA SSS SSSS".

When dialing from outside of Nigeria, the international dial-in prefix "+234" is required. So the format becomes "+234 A SSS SSSS", "+234 AAA SSS SSSS".

When dialing from Nigeria to other countries, the international dail-out prefix "+" or "009" required.

To see phone number formats for other countries or regions, see our Generic Phone Number Format Browser.

To see phone number examples in Nigeria, try our Test Phone Number Generator.

To validate phone numbers in Nigeria, try our Phone Number Format Validator.


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