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Country code India

The international country code of India is +91. Alternatively you can also dial 0091.

How can I call India?

You can call India directly from your cell phone or landline phone. International calls can get very expensive when made directly trough the phone provider. India and other countries in Asia are often very expensive calling destinations.

You can save money by using an international call service like toolani.
By calling a local number in United States, toolani will connect you to any phone number in India. Find out more about how toolani works.

Our rates for calls to India from United States:

  • only 1.0¢ to a landline number
  • only 1.2¢ to a mobile number


Area codes in India

To call a number in India from abroad, for example in Kolkata, you need to dial +91 (code for India) + 33 (area code Kolkata) + rest of the number (up to 8 digits).

Map of area codes in India
Source: Wikipedia


These are the local area phone codes for the most important cities in India:

Local area codeCity
11New Delhi, Delhi
22Mumbai, Maharashtra
33Kolkata, West Bengal
44Chennai
20Pune, Maharashtra
40Hyderabad, Telangana
79Ahmedabad, Gujarat
80Bengaluru, Karnataka

More information about telephone numbers in India is available on Wikipedia.

Mobile numbers in India

Mobile numbers in India start with 5, 7, 8 or 9.

The format of mobile phone or cell phone numbers is: +91 + xxxx + xxxxxx.

Main mobile operators in India are Jio, Vodafone India, Airtel and BSNL with a combined number of more than 1.1 billion subscribers.