Telephone numbers in Slovenia

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Slovenia telephone numbers
Location
Country Slovenia
Continent Europe
Access codes
Country calling code +386
International call prefix 00
Trunk prefix 0

Slovenia received a new country code following the breakup of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in 1991 (which previously had +38 as country code). Additionally, the Ipko mobile phone company in Kosovo [lower-alpha 1] used the +386 country code.

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Number length

All telephone numbers are 9 digits long (initial 0 plus eight numbers). The first one, two, or three digits after the zero are the area code. The possible formats are: (0x) xxx xx xx, (0xx) xxx xxx, and (0xxx) xx xxx.

Originally, there was only one provider of landline telephony, Telekom Slovenije.

When making a call within the same landline area (Telekom), the area code is omitted. If a number has been transferred to another operator (e.g. T-2), it can still be reached without the area code; but to call from a transferred number, the area code must be dialed in all cases. Examples:

This does not apply for mobile phone numbers and VoIP numbers, where the area code must always be dialed.

Example for calling

The international call prefix depends on the country you are calling from; 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 Slovenia is 00 (e.g., for a United States number 00 1 ... should be dialled).

An example for calling telephones in Ljubljana is as follows:

List of area codes

The list of areas, grouped into historic and geographic larger regions:

No.Area1Code
Landlines2
1. Ljubljana 01
2. Maribor, Murska Sobota, Ravne na Koroškem 02
3. Celje, Trbovlje 03
4. Kranj 04
5. Koper, Postojna, Nova Gorica 05
6. Novo Mesto, Krško 07
Mobile phone numbers2
7. A1 (including Bob, HoT – Hofer Telekom, Ventocom)030, 040, 068, 069
8. Telekom Slovenije (including Izimobil, Spar Mobil, Hip Mobil, SoftNET Mobil)031, 041, 051, 065
9. Telemach 070, 071
10. T-2 064
11.Mega M065
VoIP2
11.Various providers059 (Telekom Slovenije), 081, 082, 083 (Telemach)
Special numbers3
12. Toll free numbers 080
13. Televoting 089
14. Commercial numbers 090
15.Fire brigade, ambulance, civil protection 112
16.Police113

1Prior to 2000, the area codes were as follows: Ljubljana – 061, Trbovlje – 0601, Maribor – 062, Ravne na Koroškem – 0602, Celje – 063, Kranj – 064, Nova Gorica – 065, Koper – 066, Postojna – 067, Novo Mesto – 068, Krško – 0608, Murska Sobota – 069.

2 Calling codes in the table are assigned to new customers by the respective provider. However, it has been possible to change the operator and retain the old calling code (along with the rest of the phone number) since 2006. Calling codes do not necessary reflect the operator, but it is not possible to transfer a mobile number to a land-based operator and vice versa.

3 Until 31 December 1997, [1] the emergency numbers were: Police – 92, Fire brigade – 93, Ambulance – 94, Civil protection – 985.

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Notes

  1. Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the 2013 Brussels Agreement. Kosovo is currently recognized as an independent state by 97 out of the 193 United Nations member states. In total, 112 UN member states recognized Kosovo at some point, of which 15 later withdrew their recognition.

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