How to call Madagascar from the USA/Canada:

011 - 261 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Madagascar numbers. **011261 and +261 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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The current time in Madagascar is 09:11:22am

Calling Madagascar explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 261 - Country Code for Madagascar
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0):
    • fixed - 9 digits, comprises 20 (carrier code) + area code + local number
    • cell phones - 9 digits
  • sample call from the United States or from Canada to a landline in Antanarivo: 011 261 20 22 ??? ??

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach Madagascar cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 261 3? ?? ??? ??

Area codes:

Landline numbers only!
Antananarivo 20 Mahajanga 62 Toamasina 53
Antsiranana 82 Maintirano 69 Tolagnaro 92
Fianarantsoa 75 Manakara 72 Toliary 94

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