How to call Bulgaria from the USA & Canada:

011 - 359 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Bulgarian numbers. **011359 and +359 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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Calling Bulgaria explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 359 - Country Code for Bulgaria
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0):
    • landlines - 8 digits, including area code
    • cell phones - mostly 9 digits
  • sample call from the United States or from Canada to a landline in Sofia: 011 359 2 ??? ????

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach Bulgarian cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 359 XX ??? ????
  • the first 2 digits (XX) can be: 87, 88, 89, 98, 99
  • some older cell numbers are only 8 digit and start with 43

Area codes:

Landline numbers only!
Asenovgrad 331 Kyustendil 78 Silistra 86
Blagoevgrad 73 Lovech 68 Sliven 44
Burgas 56 Montana 96 Sofia 2
Dimitrovgrad 391 Pazardzhik 34 Stara Zagora 42
Dobrich 58 Pernik 76 Targovishte 60
Dupnitsa 701 Pleven 64 Varna 52
Gabrovo 66 Plovdiv 32 Veliko Tarnovo 62
Haskovo 38 Razgrad 84 Vidin 94
Kardzhali 36 Ruse 82 Vratsa 92
Kazanlak 431 Shumen 54 Yambol 46

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