UK Area Codes

List of area codes and phone prefixes

Telephone numbers starting 01 and 02

These numbers are arranged into a number of different geographic area codes sometimes also known as 'dialling codes' or 'STD codes'.

Telephone numbers beginning with 03

These are numbers charged at landline rates but not linked to any specific geographic area.

Telephone numbers beginning with 05, 07, 08 and 09

These numbers are used for a variety of services, ranging from mobile phones and pagers to business lines and premium rate services.

Download a list

A basic listing of all current UK geographic area codes in one file.

Note that UK area codes do not have precisely-defined boundaries and have been known by different names at different times.

The file includes the best overall definition of each area from a combination of official lists and research under the heading 'area covered'. The official Ofcom definitions and historic, pre-2003 BT definitions are also given for information.

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