Telephone numbers in Georgia (country)

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Georgia telephone numbers
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Location of Georgia (dark green) Abkhazia and South Ossetia (light green)
Location
Country Georgia
Continent Europe
Typeclosed
Access codes
Country calling code +995
International call prefix 00
Trunk prefix 0

There were changes to the telephone numbering plan in Georgia which were expected to be completed by the end of 2011. This article is being updated after all the major changes, also the dates of these changes are indicated.

Contents

Numbering system

Numbers in Georgia currently consist of 12 digits:

Subscriber's number
995
2 or 3 digits
7 or 6 digits

Numbering plan

Prefix/Code
Description
1XX(X)
Used for emergency/special numbers and international calls prefix. E.g., 111 - Fire department, 1010 - International calls prefix for MagtiCom
2XX
Reserve
3X(X)
Used for area codes of regional centers in Eastern Georgia. E.g., 32 - Tbilisi, 341 - Rustavi.
4X(X)
Used for area codes of regional centers in Western Georgia. E.g., 431 - Kutaisi.
5XX
Used for prefixes of mobile operators. E.g., 595 - MagtiCom.
6XX
Reserve
7XX
Used for prefixes of electronic communication numbers. E.g., 790 - Magtifix, Fixed mobile operator.
8XX
Toll free numbers. E.g., 800.
9XX
Numbers with additional charge.

On June 4, 2011 landline numbers have changed. Instead of 6 (in Tbilisi) or 5 (in other cities) digits they now consist of 7 and 6 digits respectively. More precisely, digit 2 has been added in front of the existing numbers. E.g., 76 xxxx (in Tbilisi) is now 276 xxxx, or 7 xxxx (in Batumi) is now 27 xxxx. For Rustavi, the following change has been made: 15 xxxx is now 25 xxxx

Dialing plan

Dialing plan is as follows:

Calling Georgia from abroad

To call Tbilisi, regions and mobile networks from abroad you should dial:

+995 - Destination area code - Subscriber's phone number
+995 - Mobile network code - Subscriber's phone number

Calling from Georgia

To call any destination from Georgia, you should dial:

00 - Destination country code - Destination area/mobile network code - Subscriber's phone number

Or you could also use operator selection code 10XX.

The following operators provide international communication:

CodeOperator
1007 MagtiCom
1010 MagtiCom
1011SystemNet
1012SystemNet
1013MacroCom
1015SakTelComPlus
1016 Silknet
1017SystemNet
1018Global Erty
1019Akhtel
1027CallCenter
1040IntelPhone
1041 Silknet
1050 MagtiCom
1052Alex Development Georgia
1053 Sky Service
1054Lagi
1057NewCom
1060GeoNet
1061 Silknet
1062 Silknet
1063Black Sea Telecom
1064Central Communication Company of Georgia
1065 New Net
1067GeoTel
1069Service
1072TelMax
1075Wi-MAX Georgia
1076 Silknet
1094 Warid Telecom Georgia

For example, to call Geneva (Switzerland) using default international code and pre-selected operator code of Silknet:

00 - 41 - 22 - xxx xx xx
1016 - 00 - 41 - 22 - xxx xx xx

Calling within Georgia

To call within Georgia you should dial:

0 - Destination area/mobile network code - Subscriber's phone number

Within one geographical zone you should dial directly subscriber's phone number.

Dialling rules from mobile networks are different. To call another mobile number, you should dial directly prefix and number, without national dialling code:

Mobile network code - Subscriber's phone number

For calls to landline phones from mobile networks, the same rules apply as for calling from landline phone.

Mobile networks

On June 20[ when? ] the prefixes for mobile operators have changed. [1] Digit 5 has been added. For example, prefix 77 have changed to 577.

Prefixes are divided as noted below:

Be advised, that from February 15, 2011 number portability is working in Georgia, so it is not necessary that the number with the prefix is of this provider.

CodeOperator
544 Aquafon Operating in Abkhazia, also having +7-940 code
514 Silknet Geocell
551 MagtiCom Bani
555 Silknet Geocell
557
558
559 Datahouse Global
568 BeeLine
570 Silknet S1
571 BeeLine
574
577 Silknet Geocell
578 Silknet S1
579 BeeLine
591 MagtiCom
592 BeeLine
593 Silknet Geocell
595 MagtiCom
596 MagtiCom Bali
597 BeeLine
598 MagtiCom Bali
599 MagtiCom

Wireless phones

On June 27 the prefixes for wireless phones have been changed, [2] more precisely for CDMA phones. Digit 7 have been added to the prefix. For example, prefix 90 have been changed to 790.

PrefixOperator
790MagtiFix (Magticom)
791Silknet

Dialing rules are the same as for mobile networks.

Example

For example, to dial landline phone in Tbilisi:

xxx xxxx              (within Tbilisi) 
0 - 32 - xxx xxxx (within Georgia)
+995 - 32 - xxx xxxx (from abroad)

To dial mobile number, for example the one of Magticom:

595 - xxx xxx         (from mobile network) 
0 - 595 - xxx xxx (within Georgia, from landlines)
+995 - 595 - xxx xxx (from abroad)

Area codes

On March 1, 2011 the area codes have changed. Area codes use geographical numbering principle: they start with 3 for Eastern Georgia and with 4 for Western Georgia.

For example,

 +995 350 xxx xxx for Telavi and +995 422 xxx xxx for Batumi.

New codes:

AreaCodeAreaCodeAreaCode
Tbilisi (reserved)32 (33) Adigeni 366 Kutaisi 431
Rustavi 341 Borjomi 367 Vani 432
Akhalgori 342 Khashuri 368 Kharagauli 433
Tskhinvali 344 Kareli 369 Baghdati 434
Stepantsminda 345 Gori 370 Sachkhere 435
Dusheti 346 Kaspi 371 Tskaltubo 436
Java 347 Gardabani 372 Lentekhi 437
Tianeti 348 Mtskheta 373 Ambrolauri 439
Akhmeta 349 Tighvi 374 Sukhumi 442
Telavi 350 Mestia 410 Gagra 443
Sagarejo 351 Samtredia 411 Gudauta 444
Kvareli 352 Abasha 412 Ochamchire 445
Gurjaani 353 Senaki 413 Tkvarcheli 446
Lagodekhi 354 Khobi 414 Gali 447
Sighnaghi 355 Zugdidi 415 Gulripshi 448
Dedoplistskaro 356 Tsalenjikha 416 Tsageri 472
Marneuli 357 Chkhorotsku 417 Oni 473
Bolnisi 358 Martvili 418 Chiatura 479
Tetritsqaro 359 Chokhatauri 419 Terjola 491
Dmanisi 360 Batumi 422 Zestafoni 492
Ninotsminda 361 Khulo 423 Poti 493
Akhalkalaki 362 Shuakhevi 424 Lanchkhuti 494
Tsalka 363 Keda 425 Khoni 495
Aspindza 364 Kobuleti 426 Ozurgeti 496
Akhaltsikhe 365 Khelvachauri 427 Tkibuli 497

Emergency and short numbers

ServiceNumber
General emergency 112
Property Security Police 125

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References

  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-15. Retrieved 2011-06-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. http://www.gncc.ge/index.php?lang_id=ENG&sec_id=110&info_id=9145