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UK area code 0117 is for the city of Bristol and the surrounding area.
Areas using 0117 numbers include Avonmouth, Bedminster, Bishopsworth, Bitton, Chew Magna, Clevedon, Downend, Easton, Eastville, Filton, Fishponds, Henbury, Keynsham, Kingswood, Long Ashton, Nailsea, Portishead, Redcliffe, Stoke Bishop, Westbury-on-Trym and Whitchurch.
Local telephone numbers in Bristol are 7 digits long. An 0117 number should be displayed in the format (0117) xxx xxxx or 0117 xxx xxxx.
When displaying an 0117 phone number for international callers, it should be shown in the style: +44 117 xxx xxxx.
Displaying 0117 numbers in the correct format makes them easier to remember and dial correctly. [Reasons why...]
The 0117 area code has existed since April 1995. As of 2012, local numbers begin with 2, 3, 4 or 9.
|1994||The area code for inner Bristol is 0272.|
Example: (0272) 234567
|1995||0272 code replaced by 0117. Six-digit local numbers lengthened to seven digits by prefixing with '9'.|
Example: (0117) 9234567
|1997||Local numbers beginning with '3' made available.|
|2007||Local numbers beginning with '2' made available.|
|2012||Local numbers beginning with '4' made available.|