Telephone numbers in Bahrain

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Bahrain telephone numbers
Country Bahrain
Continent Asia
Regulator Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Bahrain
Type Closed
NSN length8 (usually)
Access codes
Country calling code +973
International call prefix 00
Trunk prefix n/a

The Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) [1] is a governmental institution which regularly updates and publishes reports on the country's national numbering plan. The reports include all the number blocks [2] used in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Telephone numbers in Bahrain are generally eight digits long with the exception of short codes which have fewer digits. Majority of the fixed land line numbers start with 1. Cellular (Mobile) phone numbers and pager numbers start with 3* or 663* or 669* depending on the service provider.

There is no area code in Bahrain, however the two digit numbers after the land line prefixes represent different cities or regions in Bahrain.

Batelco [3] is the main service provider for land lines. Mobile users commonly subscribe to Batelco, Zain [4] or Viva. [5]

RangeTypeService provider [6]
133Land lineEtisalcom [7]
1344Land lineRawabi
1350Land lineElephant Talk
136Land lineZain [4]
1600-1603, 1606-1607Land lineNeutel
1610, 1616, 1619Land lineKalam [8]
16171Land lineViacloud
165Land lineInfonas [9]
166Land lineLightspeed [10]
17Land lineBatelco [3]
31MobileRoyal Court
322, 383, 384, 388, 39MobileBatelco
33, 340, 341, 343-345MobileViva [5]
36, 377MobileZain
6600, 6688UniversalRawabi
663, 666, 669UniversalZain
6966-6969, 6996, 6999UniversalRapid

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International Call Prefix: 00

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  1. "Bahrain TRA Website". 2010-10-25. Archived from the original on 2012-02-09. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  2. "Bahrain Numbering Plan" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-11-17. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  3. 1 2 "Batelco Website". Archived from the original on 2012-02-21. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  4. 1 2 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-21. Retrieved 2011-10-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. 1 2 "Viva Website". Archived from the original on 2012-02-07. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  6. "National Numbering Blocks". Archived from the original on 2012-01-01. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  7. "Etisalcom Website". Retrieved 2016-03-03.
  8. "Kalam Website". Retrieved 2012-02-01.
  9. "Infonas Website". Retrieved 2016-08-01.
  10. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-24. Retrieved 2011-10-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)