Given below is the procedure and dialing codes for making international calls to Congo mobile or land line. While calling to Congo 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 Congo is :

  • Landline: IDD + 242 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number
  • Cellular: IDD + 242 (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 Congo (Cuvette) land line from United States, the number format is:
011 + 242 + 21 ??? ????
where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 242 is the ISD code for Congo, 21 is the area code for Cuvette and ??? ???? is the 7 digits TEL # of the recipient.

Enter Country From Which You Want to Call Congo

The International Subscriber Dialing Code (ISD Code) of Congo is 242. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

Congo ISD Code / Country Code 242

Calling Congo From Abroad

Use the example below to know the rule for dialing a number in Congo and make international calls to Congo.

To Make International Calls to Congo Dial

Exit code + 242 + Area code + Telephone Number

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 Congo. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in Congo.

There are 7 area codes in Congo. Congo area codes usually have 2 digits. While calling Congo 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 Congo's major cities/regions.

Find Area Code


* Ignore the number within bracket while calling Congo from another country. The number within bracket is to be dialed along with area code only while calling within Congo

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Complete list of Congo Area codes

When to Call Congo - Time Difference between Congo & Other Countries

While calling Congo, having an idea about the local Congo 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 Congo. Enter the time in the country from where you are calling Congo and find the corresponding local time in Congo.

The Time Zone Converter

Given below is the current time in Congo. Enter Your Timezone and Change the time in the textbox below to get corresponding time in Congo. You can use this Time converter to find an appropriate time to make international calls to Congo.

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How to make international calls to Congo