What is the telephone area code for Ottawa?


Quick Answer

Ottawa has two telephone area codes: the original code, 613, and the newer area code, 343. The second area code was added in 2010 due to high demand for numbers, according to Canada.com.

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Full Answer

The country calling code for Canada is +1. If calling a number in Ottawa from outside Canada, it should be preceded by the country code, notes Country Code. For international calls to Canada, dial the full area code, +1-613 or +1-343, followed by the number of the telephone being called.

The 343 area code was added after the supply of 613 phone numbers grew close to being exhausted.

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