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An area code is a three-digit number that identifies the geographic area where a phone number is assigned. The United States, Canada and specific Caribbean countries have area codes. More »

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Use of areas codes in the United States began in 1947. Developed by AT&T and Bell Labs for the U.S. and Canada, the system is called North American Numbering Plan (NANP) and it governs how cities and states are assigned ... More »

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An area code is the first three digits of a phone number. There are 39 Canadian area codes that differ based on the region of the providence or territory. More »

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If one is dialing a phone number that has this code, then this is a country code for Mali in Africa and is not an area code. Mali is in the western region of Africa. It has a total area of 478,800 square miles. More »

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Area codes may be found by supplying a phone number, existing area code, or city and state on AllAreaCodes.com. An interactive area code map is also available via Verizon Support. More »

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To dial a phone number using a country code, dial 011, and then the country code, the area code and then the phone number. For Canada and Caribbean nations, a caller should dial 1, the area code and then the phone number... More »

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One way to discover what area code goes with a phone number is to use the website AllAreaCodes.com. This site can help you discover areas by phone number as well as browse area codes to learn which areas are associated w... More »

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