Exit Code – This is the code you need to dial OUT from a country. Also known as IDD (International Direct Dialing) code or ISD (International Subscriber Dialing) code.
Country Code – Each country or region is assigned thier individual country code. You will need this code to dial IN to a country. There is a total of 249 codes worldwide. View all Country Codes
Area Codes – Area codes define a specific part of a country. This can be a whole city or a general region. Some countries are not big enough to have multiple area codes, so you would simply dial the country code and the direct dial number.
Local Number – This number is the local direct line to a home, business or cellphone.
How To Dial a Colombia Local Number from the United States
Example #: Dial 011-57-01-5555-5555
How To Dial a Colombia Toll Free Number from United States
Example #: Dial 011-57-039-555-5555
How To Dial a Colombia Mobile Number from United States
Example #: Dial 011-57-021-555-5555
Information About Colombia
Colombia has a modern telephone system and works well for both domestic and international calls. Cell phone (mobile) coverage is extensive and mobile data coverage is excellent. Many Colombian landlines are barred from making calls to cell phones.Cell phones are very popular in Colombia, and in urban areas, almost everyone has at least one. There are three major providers; Claro (www.claro.com.co), Movistar (www.movistar.co) and Tigo (www.tigo.com.co).
ISD Code or Country Code for Colombia is 57
Area codes – There are 8 single-digit dialing zones in Colombia and six 1-3 digit carrier numbers. Area codes are 1 digit and phone numbers are 6-7-digits for a total of a 10-digit number. Dial the area code of the city in Colombia you are calling after dialing ISD Code (57). If there is no area code dial the recipient’s telephone number after ISD Code.
Colombia Emergency Numbers
123 – All Emergency Services
112 – Police
132 – Ambulance
119 – Fire