How to Call Sri Lanka - Calling Sri Lanka From Abroad
Given below is the procedure and dialing codes for making international calls to Sri Lanka mobile or land line. While calling to Sri Lanka from abroad, the dialing procedure is same whether you are calling from Land phone or cell phone.
The international dialing codes and dialing format to call Sri Lanka is :
- Landline: IDD + 94 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number
- Cellular: IDD + 94 (Country Code) + 9 Digits Cellular Number
IDD or International Direct Dial code is the exit code and is different for different countries
For example, to call Sri Lanka (Vavuniya) land line from United States, the number format is:
011 + 94 + 24 ??? ????
where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 94 is the ISD code for Sri Lanka, 24 is the area code for Vavuniya and ??? ???? is the 7 digits TEL # of the recipient.
The International Subscriber Dialing Code (ISD Code) of Sri Lanka is 94. ISD code is also know as country calling code.
|Sri Lanka ISD Code / Country Code||94|
Calling Sri Lanka From Abroad
Use the example below to know the rule for dialing a number in Sri Lanka and make international calls to Sri Lanka.
To Make International Calls to Sri Lanka Dial
|Exit code + 94 + Area code + Telephone Number|
Sri Lanka - Emergency Numbers
|119, 118 - Police|
|110 - Ambulance|
|111 - Fire|
|11-2691111 - Accident service|
Exit code or access code of a country is the code which is necessary to make international calls from that country. Find the access code of the country from which you are dialing before calling Sri Lanka. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in Sri Lanka.
There are 29 area codes in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka area codes usually have 1 or 2 digits. While calling Sri Lanka from abroad, you need to dial the ISD code followed by the area code and finally the phone number. Given below is a list of area codes for calling Sri Lanka's major cities/regions.
* Ignore the number within bracket while calling Sri Lanka from another country. The number within bracket is to be dialed along with area code only while calling within Sri Lanka
When to Call Sri Lanka - Time Difference between Sri Lanka & Other Countries
While calling Sri Lanka, having an idea about the local Sri Lanka time at the time of your call will ensure that you are not calling someone during untimely hours. Use the Time Converter given below to know what time it is in Sri Lanka. Enter the time in the country from where you are calling Sri Lanka and find the corresponding local time in Sri Lanka.
The Time Zone Converter
Given below is the current time in Sri Lanka. Enter Your Timezone and Change the time in the text box below to get corresponding time in Sri Lanka. You can use this Time converter to find an appropriate time to make international calls to Sri Lanka.
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