Telephone numbers in Croatia

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Croatia telephone numbers
Location Croatia Europe.png
Location of Croatia
Country Croatia
Continent Europe
Regulator HAKOM
NSN length8
Typical format0xx xxx xxx
09x xxxx xxx (mobile) [lower-alpha 1]
Access codes
Country calling code +385
International call prefix 00
Trunk prefix 0

This is an alphabetical list by town of phone dialing codes in Croatia. The country calling code for Croatia is +385. Croatia received a new country code following the breakup of the SFR Yugoslavia (+38) in 1991.

A telephone numbering plan is a type of numbering scheme used in telecommunication to assign telephone numbers to subscriber telephones or other telephony endpoints. Telephone numbers are the addresses of participants in a telephone network, reachable by a system of destination code routing. Telephone numbering plans are defined in each of administrative regions of the public switched telephone network (PSTN) and they are also present in private telephone networks. For public number systems, geographic location plays a role in the sequence of numbers assigned to each telephone subscriber.

Croatia sovereign republic in Southeast Europe

Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia, is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea. It borders Slovenia to the northwest, Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro to the southeast, sharing a maritime border with Italy. Its capital, Zagreb, forms one of the country's primary subdivisions, along with twenty counties. Croatia has an area of 56,594 square kilometres and a population of 4.28 million, most of whom are Roman Catholics.

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Socialist republic in Southeast Europe between 1943 and 1992

The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY), also known as SFR Yugoslavia or simply Yugoslavia, was a country located in central and Southeastern Europe that existed from its foundation in the aftermath of World War II until its dissolution in 1992 amid the Yugoslav Wars. Covering an area of 255,804 km², the SFRY was bordered by the Adriatic Sea and Italy to the west, Austria and Hungary to the north, Bulgaria and Romania to the east, and Albania and Greece to the south.


Calling scheme

The international call prefix depends on the country of origin of the call, e.g. 00 for most European countries, and 011 from North America. For domestic calls (within the country), 0 must be dialed before the area code. The prefix for international calls from Croatia is 00 (e.g. for a United States number 00 1 xxx should be dialed).

United States Federal republic in North America

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Most of the country is located contiguously in North America between Canada and Mexico.

An example for calling a line in Bjelovar-Bilogora County (area code 043) is as follows:

Bjelovar-Bilogora County County in central Croatia

Bjelovar-Bilogora County is a county in central Croatia.

    xxx xxxx    (within the 043 area)    0 43 xxx xxxx    (within Croatia) +385 43 xxx xxxx    (outside Croatia)

List of area codes

Telephone area codes closely correspond to postal codes in Croatia and are assigned to counties. Both the Zagreb County and the City of Zagreb have the same area code (1), which is further divided into 9 areal subgroups (i.e. from 11 to 19, or 011 to 019 for calls from outside the region).

Postal codes in Croatia

Postal codes in Croatia are 5 digit numeric. There are 20 two digit zones defined. Zagreb City and Zagreb County have one, each other first level administrative country subdivision, i.e. one of the counties of Croatia, has its own range.

Counties of Croatia regional administrative division of Croatia

The counties of Croatia are the primary administrative subdivisions of the Republic of Croatia. Since they were re-established in 1992, Croatia has been divided into 20 counties and the capital city of Zagreb, which has the authority and legal status of both a county and a city. As of 2015, the counties are subdivided into 128 cities and 428 municipalities.

County Code
Zagreb and Zagreb County 1 (11-19)
Dubrovnik-Neretva 20
Split-Dalmatia 21
Šibenik-Knin 22
Zadar 23
Osijek-Baranja 31
Vukovar-Syrmia 32
Virovitica-Podravina 33
Požega-Slavonia 34
Brod-Posavina 35
Croatia proper
Međimurje 40
Varaždin 42
Bjelovar-Bilogora 43
Sisak-Moslavina 44
Karlovac 47
Koprivnica-Križevci 48
Krapina-Zagorje 49
Istria, Kvarner, Lika, Gorski kotar
Primorje-Gorski Kotar 51
Istria 52
Lika-Senj 53

Mobile phone codes

A1 (ex VIPnet)91
Tomato (MVNO of A1, ex VIPnet)92
Tele2 95
bonbon (MVNO of T-Hrvatski telekom)976, 977
T-Hrvatski telekom 98, 99
MultiPlus Mobile (MVNO of Konzum, switched off 1 April 2017)979

Since the adoption of mobile number portability, prefixes of existing numbers no longer guarantee that number is in the corresponding mobile network, i.e. carried by the mobile carrier that originally issued the number. Any newly issued number follows the above numbering plan.

Mobile number portability (MNP) enables mobile telephone users to retain their mobile telephone numbers when changing from one mobile network carrier to another.

Value-added services

General content60
Televoting 61
Adult content64
Prize games65
Children content69
Nationwide numbers72 (was 62)
Personal numbers74, 75
Internet dial-up76, 77
Toll free800, 801

Emergency numbers

As mandated by law, all phones detectable by, or temporarily carried by, Croatian carriers provide unlimited access to state emergency numbers free of charge at all times. The Europe-wide 112 emergency number can be used to contact local fire and police departments and emergency medical and search and rescue services.

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112 (emergency telephone number) emergency telephone number

112 is a common emergency telephone number that can be dialed free of charge from most mobile telephones and, in some countries, fixed telephones in order to reach emergency services.

Fire department organisation with trained personnel for dealing with fires and other incidents and for co-operating in their prevention

A fire department or fire brigade, also known as a fire protection district, fire authority or fire and rescue service is an organization that primarily provides firefighting services for a specific geographic area. Fire departments are most commonly a public organization who operate within a municipality, county, state, nation, or special district. Private and specialist firefighting organizations also exist, such as those at airports.

General emergency 112
Police 112 or 192
Fire brigade 112 or 193
Ambulance 112 or 194
MRCC Rijeka - SAR 112 or 195
Roadside assistance (HAK) 1987

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  1. Certain older phone numbers, land and mobile, may still contain fewer (8) digits but these are no longer issued.