How to call Libya from the USA & Canada:

011 - 218 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Libyan numbers. **011218 and +218 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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The current time in Libya is 10:14:16am

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Calling Libya explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 218 - Country Code for Libya
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0):
    • fixed - mostly 8 and 9 digits, area code included
    • cell phones - 9 digits
  • sample call from the United States or from Canada to a landline in Tripoli: 011 218 21 ??? ????

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach Libyan cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 218 9? ??? ????

Area codes:

Add to landline numbers only!
Al-Aziziyah 272 Gharyan 41 Tajura 26
Al-Khums 31 Houn 57 Tarhunah 325
Al-Kufrah 652 Misurata 51 Tobruk 87
Al-Marj 67 Nalut 47 Tripoli 21
Bani Walid 322 Sabratha 24 Ubari 73
Bayda 84 Sebha 71 Yefren 421
Benghazi 61 Shahat 851 Zawia 23
Brak 721 Sirt 54 Zliten 51
Derna 81 Sorman 23 Zuwarah 25

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