Country Code Nigeria

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Phone codes Nigeria

Country code Nigeria

The international country code of Nigeria is +234. Alternatively you can also dial 00234.

How can I call Nigeria?

You can call Nigeria directly from your cell phone or landline phone. International calls can get very expensive when made directly trough the phone provider. Nigeria and other countries in Africa are among the most 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 Nigeria. Find out more about how toolani works.

Our rates for calls to Nigeria from United States:

  • only 5.0¢ to a landline number
  • only 8.9¢ to a mobile number

All phone codes in Nigeria

Cities in Nigeria have their own area code.

To call a number in Nigeria from abroad, for example in Lagos, you need to dial +234 (code for Nigeria) + 1 (code Lagos) + rest of the number (5 -7 digits).

These are the local area phone codes for the 10 biggest cities in Nigeria:

Local area codeCity
01Lagos
46Onitsha
64Kano
02Ibadan
85Uyo
84Port Harcourt
42Nsukka
09Abuja
0690Benin City
0690Aba

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