Telephone numbers in Azerbaijan

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Azerbaijan telephone numbers
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Location
Country Azerbaijan
Continent Asia
Typeclosed
Access codes
Country calling code +994
International call prefix 00
Trunk prefix 0

Telephone numbers in Azerbaijan follow the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector E.164 recommended format its telephone numbering plan.

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A caller from outside Azerbaijan would dial the international access number (international call prefix) of the originating country (00 for many countries, 011 from NANP areas), then dial the country code (in this case 994), omit the trunk prefix, then dial the two-digit area code, and then the seven-digit local number.

For example, to reach the US embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan, a caller in the United States would dial 011-994-12-498 0335, while a caller in the UK would dial 00-994-12-498 0335. (The area code for Baku is 12.)

For calls within Azerbaijan but outside the caller's area code, the caller would not dial an international access number or country code, but dial the trunk prefix (in this case 0) then the area code, followed by the telephone number. So, for instance, to call the American embassy in Baku from Ganja, Azerbaijan, a caller would dial 812-498 0335.

For a local call (that is, a call in Azerbaijan within the caller's area code) one simply dials the local number: 498 0335.

Area codes in Azerbaijan

On August 1, 2011, Azerbaijan reorganized its national numbering plan for area codes. [1] Only the area codes of Baku, Sumqayit, and the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (area codes 12, 18 and 36) remain unchanged. The following tables list both the old and new area codes.

Baku

LocalityOld area codeNew area code
Baku 1212

Sumqayit

LocalityOld area codeNew area code
Sumqayit 1818

Baku region

LocalityOld area codeNew area code
Agdash District 19320
Agsu District 19820
Barda District 11020
Gobustan District 15020
Goychay District 16720
Ismailli District 17820
Kurdamir District 14520
Shamakhi District 17620
Ujar District 17020
Zardab District 13520

Shirvan region

LocalityOld area codeNew area code
Aghjabadi District 11321
Beylagan District 15221
Hajigabul District 14021
Imishli District 15421
Neftchala District 15321
Saatly District 16821
Sabirabad District 14321
Salyan District 16321
Shirvan 19721

Ganja region

LocalityOld area codeNew area code
Agstafa District 24422
Dashkasan District 21622
Gadabay District 23222
Ganja 2222
Goranboy District 23422
Goygol District 23022
Naftalan 22522
Qazakh District 27922
Samukh District 26522
Shamkir District 24122
Tartar District 24622
Tovuz District 23122
Yevlakh District 16622

Quba region

LocalityOld area codeNew area code
Khachmaz District 17223
Khizi District 19923
Quba District 16923
Qusar District 13823
Shabran District 11523
Siazan District 19023

Shaki region

LocalityOld area codeNew area code
Balakan District 11924
Mingachevir 14724
Oghuz District 11124
Qabala District 16024
Qakh District 14424
Shaki District 17724
Zaqatala District 17424

Lankaran region

LocalityOld area codeNew area code
Astara District 19525
Bilasuvar District 15925
Jalilabad District 11425
Lankaran District 17125
Lerik District 15725
Masally District 15125
Yardymli District 17525

Shusha region

LocalityOld area codeNew area code
Agdam District 19226
Fuzuli District 14126
Jabrayil District 11826
Kalbajar District 26626
Khankendi 16226
Khojali District 10226
Khojavend District 14926
Lachin District 14626
Qubadli District 13326
Shusha District 19126
Zangilan District 19626

Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

LocalityOld area codeNew area code
Babek District 3636
Julfa District 3636
Kangarli District 3636
Nakhchivan 3636
Ordubad District 3636
Sadarak District 3636
Shahbuz District 3636
Sharur District 3636

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