Area Code & Zip Code in China
China Area Code is used for make tellphone to/in China and Zip Code is for sending post cards, letter and parcel to/from China.China’s Country code is 86.
The telephone system is grouped with area code which covers particular areas and cities in China. The area code is used when dialing a number outside the code area. When making a telephone (mobile phone excluded) from International countries to China, you should add Country Code, Area Code and telephone numbers.
How to Calling from your Counties (eg, from United States to Beijing)
- 011 – US exit code, dial first for international calls made from the USA or Canada
- 86 – Country Code for China
- Phone Number
(a) Fixed – Area Code (10 stands for Beijing) plus local number can total 8 to 12 digits. So the number you dial is 011 86 10 xxxx-xxxx. Please Note: If there is “0” in the first digital, you should remove it while dialing. For example, the area code for Beijing is 010, when you make the telephone, use 10 for the dialing code.
(b) Cell phones (mobile phones) – 11 digitals and 1 is always the first digit. So the number you dial is 011 86 1xx-xxxx-xxxx.
When you use cellphone to call in China, there is no need to add any code before the 11 digital numbers.
Zip Code, Postal Code
Zip code or Postal Code is needed no matter you want to send post cards, letter and parcel from your countries to China or from China to your countries. Learn more details about Postal Service >>
Below is listed the zip code of the main tourist cities and counties and there are more specific number of different districts, streets and post offices for the last two digitals. For example, the zip code of Beijing is 100000, and the specific zip code of its Shunyi District is 101300. Normally, the detailed district and street zip code is not necessary.
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