Maldives Country Code
For data processing and communications and Maldives and it's dependent areas is represent by a Maldives Country code. Maldives country code is a short numeric geographical code (geocodes) developed by the ISO 3166-1 system. Maldives country code is freqently refered to as Maldives dialing codes or Maldives E.164 calling code.
Maldives Country Code is used when dialing to Maldives from outside Maldives. Maldives Country Code is however not used when dialing within Maldives.
To call Maldives from outside Maldives, you have to dial the your own country's International Direct Dialing prefix (IDD), Maldives Country Code, City/ Area Code, and then the subscriber telephone number as:
Your Countries International Direct Dialing Prefix (IDD) +960 (Maldives Country Code) + City Area Code + Number you wish to call.
When dialing from a mobile phone outside Maldives into Maldives, Dial '+' +960 (Maldives 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 Maldives)
Maldives International Direct Dialing prefix (or IDD) is used when dialing from the Maldives to outside the country (Refer to international dialing Maldives code or Maldives international access code). Do not use Maldives IDD when dialing within Maldives.
Maldives National Direct Dialing prefix (or NDD) is used when dialing to a destination within the Maldives (Refer to dialing Maldives code). Do not use Maldives National Direct Dialing prefix when dialing from outside Maldives into Maldives. Maldives NDD is only used as long distance dialing within the country.
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