How to call China from the USA/Canada:

dial 011 + 86 + phone number
Not calling from the US or Canada?

MoreCalling China from the United States explained:

  • 011 - US exit code; dial first for international calls made from the USA or Canada
  • 86 - Country Code for China
  • Phone Number (may not begin with 0):
    • fixed - area code (2, 3 or 4 digits) plus local number can total 8 to 12 digits, with 10 and 11 digit numbers being most often used
    • cell phones - 11 digits, 1 is always the first digit
  • sample call from US to a landline in Guangzhou: 011 86 20 ???? ????

CodesArea Codes:

-add to fixed local numbers only-
Anshan 412 Huizhou 752 Taiyuan 351
Anyang 372 Jiangmen 750 Taizhou, JS 523
Baoding 312 Jilin 432 Taizhou, ZJ 576
Baotou 472 Jinan 531 Tangshan 315
Beijing 10 Jingzhou 716 Tianjin 22
Bengbu 552 Jining 537 Urumchi 991
Benxi 414 Jinzhou 416 Weifang 536
Changchun 431 Jixi 467 Wenzhou 577
Changde 736 Kunming 871 Wuhan 27
Changsha 731 Lanzhou 931 Wuxi 510
Changzhou 519 Linyi 539 Xi'an 29
Chengdu 28 Liuzhou 772 Xiamen 592
Chifeng 476 Luoyang 379 Xiangfan 710
Chongqing 23 Mianyang 816 Xiangtan 731
Chuzhou 550 Nanchang 791 Xianyang 29
Dalian 411 Nanjing 25 Xining 971
Daqing 459 Nanning 771 Xinxiang 373
Datong 352 Nanyang 377 Xuzhou 516
Dongguan 769 Neijiang 832 Yancheng 515
Foshan 757 Ningbo 574 Yangzhou 514
Fushun 413 Pingdingshan 375 Yantai 535
Fuyang 558 Qingdao 532 Yichang 717
Fuzhou 591 Qiqihar 452 Yichun 458
Guangzhou 20 Qinhuangdao 335 Yiyang 737
Guilin 773 Quanzhou 595 Yueyang 730
Guiyang 851 Shanghai 21 Zaozhuang 632
Haikou 898 Shantou 754 Zhangjiakou 313
Handan 310 Shaoguan 751 Zhanjiang 759
Hangzhou 571 Shenyang 24 Zhengzhou 371
Harbin 451 Shenzhen 755 Zhenjiang 511
Hefei 551 Shijiazhuang 311 Zhongshan 760
Hengyang 734 Suizhou 722 Zhuhai 756
Huaibei 561 Suzhou, AH 557 Zhuzhou 731
Huai'an 517 Suzhou, JS 512 Zibo 533
Huhehaote (Hohhot) 471 Tai'an 538 Zunyi 852
More Chinese area codes by province

Cell codesHow to dial to China cellular:

  • dialing format for calls to a cell phone: 011 86 1X? ???? ????
  • X can be: 3, 4, 5 or 8

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