Malawi Country Code
For data processing and communications and Malawi and it's dependent areas is represent by a Malawi Country code. Malawi country code is a short numeric geographical code (geocodes) developed by the ISO 3166-1 system. Malawi country code is freqently refered to as Malawi dialing codes or Malawi E.164 calling code.
Malawi Country Code is used when dialing to Malawi from outside Malawi. Malawi Country Code is however not used when dialing within Malawi.
To call Malawi from outside Malawi, you have to dial the your own country's International Direct Dialing prefix (IDD), Malawi Country Code, City/ Area Code, and then the subscriber telephone number as:
Your Countries International Direct Dialing Prefix (IDD) +265 (Malawi Country Code) + City Area Code + Number you wish to call.
When dialing from a mobile phone outside Malawi into Malawi, Dial '+' +265 (Malawi Country Code) + City Area Code + Number you wish to call. (The "+" can be reached by holding down the "0" key until it turns into a "+". The "+" is universal prefix for all international mobile telephone calls including Malawi)
Malawi International Direct Dialing prefix (or IDD) is used when dialing from the Malawi to outside the country (Refer to international dialing Malawi code or Malawi international access code). Do not use Malawi IDD when dialing within Malawi.
Malawi National Direct Dialing prefix (or NDD) is used when dialing to a destination within the Malawi (Refer to dialing Malawi code). Do not use Malawi National Direct Dialing prefix when dialing from outside Malawi into Malawi. Malawi NDD is only used as long distance dialing within the country.
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