Calling Eritrea from the United States explained:
- 011 - US exit code; dial first for international calls made from the USA or Canada
- 291 - Country Code for Eritrea
- phone number - 7 digits including area code
- sample call from US to an Eritrean landline: 011 + 291 + 1 ??? ???
- area code is 1 for landlines in all locations: Asmara, Assab, Massawa, etc
How to dial to Eritrea cellular:
- dialing format for calls to a cell phone: 011 + 291 + X ??? ???
- X can be 1, 7 or 8 (the latter is used for fixed CDMA wireless lines)
- when X is 1 the second digit is 7 (1 7?? ???)