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How to Call Kolkata, India
CallingKolkata.com provides detailed information for making international long distance telephone calls to Kolkata, India from any country in the world.
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Kolkata, aka Calcutta, is India's 3rd largest city. It is located in eastern India on the River Hooghly in the state of West Bengal. Kolkata is roughly at sea level and has a hot, humid tropical climate. For many years, Kolkata was the capital of India during the British Raj. The city has experienced political and economic turmoil since the mid-1950's, but there has been a solid economic upturn since 2000, driven by rapid growth of IT business. more on Kolkata
Use the following telephone dialing codes to make an international phone call to Kolkata, India.
Phone Number Format for International Calls
To make an international phone call to Kolkata, you generally will need to dial a phone number formatted as follows:
General International Phone Number Format
Taking this general format, you need to plug in the outbound international access code for your originating country and the local subscriber number in Kolkata.
Note: this format applies to dialing Kolkata landline phone numbers. See below for dialing codes for calling Kolkata mobile phones.
In Kolkata, landline phones and mobile phones have different phone number formats. Both types of phone numbers are 10-digits long, but Kolkata landline phones include the 2-digit Kolkata area code (' 33 ') whereas Kolkata mobile phones do not require a separate area code.
The complete international phone numbers you should use to reach the two types of phones are shown below.
|Landline vs. Mobile||Phone Number Format|
|Kolkata landline numbers
(2-digit area code + 8-digit landline number starting with '2', '3', '4', or '6')
|xxx 91 33 nnnn nnnn|
|Kolkata mobile numbers
(10-digits starting with '9' - no separate area code)
|xxx 91 9x nn nnnnnn|
Note: 11-digit mobile numbers have been announced and may be implemented at some point. As and when that happens, you will need the updated 11-digit mobile number to complete your call.
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Some countries, e.g., Australia, Brazil, France, and Singapore, have more than one international access code (or 'IDD') to designate specific carriers, specific countries, or other purposes. Be sure to use the correct telephone code for your carrier or calling plan when calling Kolkata. Follow the country links above to find these codes.
To make an international call to Kolkata, India, you first need to dial the international access code (aka 'IDD') for your originating country. You can lookup the international access code for your country in the widget below.
Your IDD will print here
Insert your IDD at the maroon x's below to create a complete international phone number for calling Kolkata.
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