UK Area Codes and Phone Number Information

01224 area code


The 01224 area code is for Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01224 numbers include:

Most numbers using the 01224 area code are normal Aberdeen landlines but be aware that, as is the case for all UK area codes, such numbers may also be used for services without any physical link to the area. (More info)

01224 area code information

Area code:01224
Council area:Aberdeen City
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Local number length:6 digits
Number format:01224 xxxxxx
International number format:+44 1224 xxxxxx
Number shortages predicted:Yes
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0224)

Local calls require full number

It is no longer possible to omit the area code when calling locally in the 01224 area.

Since 1st October 2014 the full 11-digit phone number has been required for all local calls, to allow the use of previously undialable local numbers starting with 0 or 1. The first numbers starting 01224 0 were brought into general use during April 2015.

See: Area codes without local dialling.
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