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UK area code 01856 covers the larger part of the Orkney Islands in Scotland, including Mainland.
Areas using 01856 numbers include Balfour, Birsay, Burray, Deerness, Evie, Finstown, Harray, Holm, Hoy, Kirkwall, Longhope, Orphir, Rousay, St Margaret's Hope, Sandwick, Stromness and Tankerness.
01856 numbers are normal, landline numbers charged at standard rates.
Local telephone numbers in Orkney are six digits long. An 01856 number should be displayed in the format:
01856 xxxxxx or (01856) xxxxxx
For international callers, use: +44 1856 xxxxxx
See also the neighbouring area code of 01857, which covers Sanday in the Orkney Islands.