How to call Zambia from the USA/Canada:

011 - 260 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Zambia numbers. **011260 and +260 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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The time in Zambia is now 07:34:25am

Calling Zambia from the United States explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 260 - Country Code for Zambia
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0) - 9 digits, area code included for fixed lines
  • sample call from US to a landline in Lusaka: 011 260 211 ??? ???

How to dial to Zambia cellular:

  • dialing format for calls to a cell phone: 011 260 X? ??? ????
  • X can be 7 or 9

Area codes:

Add to landline numbers only!
Chingola 212 Kitwe 212 Mongu 218
Chipata 216 Livingstone 213 Mufulira 212
Kabwe 215 Luanshya 212 Ndola 212
Kafue 211 Lusaka 211 Petauke 216
Kasama 214 Mazabuka 213 Solwezi 217

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