How to call South Korea from the USA & Canada:

011 - 82 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT South Korean numbers. **01182 and +82 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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The current time in South Korea is 04:27:30am

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Calling South Korea explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 82 - Country Code for South Korea
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0): mostly 8 to 10 digits, area code included for landlines
  • sample call from the United States or from Canada to a landline in Seoul: 011 82 2 ??? ????

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach South Korean cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 82 1? ???? ???(?)

Area codes:

Add to landline numbers only!
Ansan 31 Goyang 31 Paju 31
Anyang 31 Gumi 54 Pohang 54
Bucheon 31 Gwangju 62 Pyeongtaek 31
Busan 51 Gwangmyeong 31 Seongnam 31
Changwon 55 Hwaseong 31 Seoul 2
Cheonan 41 Incheon 32 Siheung 31
Cheongju 43 Jeju 64 Suwon 31
Daegu 53 Jeonju 63 Uijeongbu 31
Daejeon 42 Jinju 55 Ulsan 52
Gimhae 55 Namyangju 31 Yongin 31
-codes by province-
Chungbuk (North Chungcheong) 43 Gyeongbuk (North Gyeongsang) 54 Jeonbuk (North Jeolla) 63
Chungnam (South Chungcheong) 41 Gyeongnam (South Gyeongsang) 55 Jeonnam (South Jeolla) 61
Gangwon 33 Gyeonngi 31    

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