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In the UK, an 01172 number is a normal landline phone number within the Bristol (0117) area code.
Any UK number beginning with 0117 is a Bristol number. The '0117' area code at the beginning is optional if you're dialling from one Bristol 0117 landline phone to another.
There is no 01172 area code. Since the year 1995, Bristol has had the four-digit area code 0117, followed by seven-digit local numbers.
The correct way to write a number beginning '01172' is
During the year 1995, Bristol's area code changed from 0272 to 0117, while its old six-digit local phone numbers were prefixed with '9' to make them seven digits long.
The new system gives Bristol nearly 8 million numbers: