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How to Call Ethiopia from the U.S.

International calls can be tricky stuff.

So if you‘re having a hard time trying to call Ethiopia, give our simple to follow “How To Call Ethiopia” instructions below a go.

  • First dial 011, the U.S. exit code.
  • Next dial 251, the country code for Ethiopia.
  • Then dial the area code (2 digits — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • And finally the phone number (7 digits).

Need more help with how to call Ethiopia?

If you don‘t know the area codes, here‘s a list of major Ethiopian city calling codes:

Addis Ababa 11
Awassa 46
Dessie 33
Dire Dawa 25
Ghedo 57
Gonder 58
Jimma 47
Mekele 34
Nazareth 22
Shashamane 46

Are toll-free numbers free in other countries?

While toll-free calls are normally free, you may be charged a regular international rate or even higher when calling Ethiopa from the U.S. In this case, just call the regular number.


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