How to call Nepal from the USA/Canada:

011 - 977 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Nepalese numbers. **011977 and +977 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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The current time in Nepal is 11:58:46am

Calling Nepal explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 977 - Country Code for Nepal
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0):
    • fixed - 8 digits, area code included
    • cell phones - 10 digits
  • sample call from the United States or from Canada to a landline in Kathmandu: 011 977 1 ??? ????

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach Nepalese cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 977 98 ???? ???? (or 97 ???? ????)

Area codes:

Add to landline numbers only!
Bhaktapur 1 Gaighat 35 Lalitpur 1
Bharatpur 56 Gaur 55 Lekhnath 61
Bhim Datta 99 Ghorahi 82 Madhyapur Thimi 1
Biratnagar 21 Gularia 84 Mechinagar 23
Birendranagar 83 Hetauda 57 Nepalgunj 81
Birgunj 51 Itahari 25 Patan 1
Butwal 71 Janakpur 41 Pokhara 61
Damak 23 Kamalamai 47 Siddharthanagar 71
Dhangadhi 91 Kathmandu 1 Tikapur 91
Dharan 25 Kirtipur 1 Tulsipur 82

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