Telephone Numbers in China

Find out how to make a call to or from China; also online phone books for China, the UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, the Scandinavian countries and others of relevance to AngloINFO's users...

Useful Telephone Numbers
To call internationally from China:
Dial exit code followed by country code and number
Exit code:
00 + country code + Tel no
To call internationally to China:
Dial entry code then Chinese number
Entry code:
+86 + area code (remove the first 0) + Tel no
Fire Service Tel: 119
Police Tel: 110
Ambulance / medical emergency Tel: 120 / 999
Directory Enquiries Tel: 114
Telephone Numbers in China

Chinese telephone numbers are made up of an area code and an individual telephone number. Each city or area has an area code of at least three digits which starts with a zero. The initial zero is dropped when calling from overseas. Mobile telephones in China have 11 digits and the first digit is always 1.

The area codes for some of the major cities in China are as follows:

  • Beijing - 010
  • Chengdu - 028
  • Guangzhou - 020
  • Nanjing - 025
  • Shanghai - 021
  • Shenzhen - 0755
  • Tianjin - 022
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