How to call Eritrea from the USA/Canada:
011 - 291 - phone number
*Use also to TEXT Eritrea numbers. **011291 and +291 often work interchangeably from cell phones.
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Eritrea is now
from the United States explained:
- 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
291 - Country Code for Eritrea
- Phone Number (remove initial 0) - 7 digits including area code
- sample call from US to an Eritrean landline:
011 291 1 ??? ???
How to dial to Eritrea cellular:
- dialing format for calls to a cell phone:
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?? ???)
- area code is 1 for landlines in all locations: Asmara, Assab, Massawa, etc