How to call Tanzania from the USA/Canada:

dial 011 + 255 + phone number
Not calling from the US or Canada?

MoreCalling Tanzania from the United States explained:

  • 011 - US exit code; dial first for international calls made from the USA or Canada
  • 255 - Country Code for Tanzania
  • Phone Number (may not begin with 0) - 9 digits, area code included for fixed lines
  • sample call from US to a landline in Zanzibar: 011 255 24 ??? ????

CodesArea Codes:

-add to fixed local numbers only-
Arusha 27 Lindi 23 Ruvuma 25
Coast Region 23 Mara 28 Shinyanga 28
Dar es Salaam 22 Mbeya 25 Singida 26
Iringa 26 Morogoro 23 Tabora 26
Kagera 28 Mtwara 23 Tanga 27
Kigoma 28 Mwanza 28 Zanzibar 24
Kilimanjaro 27 Rukwa 25    

Cell codesHow to dial to Tanzania cellular:

  • dialing format for calls to a cell phone: 011 255 7? ??? ???? (or 6? ??? ????)

Phone booksPhone Books:

TimeThe time in Tanzania is now 09:54:34pm

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