Netherlands Country Code
For data processing and communications and Netherlands and it's dependent areas is represent by a Netherlands Country code. Netherlands country code is a short numeric geographical code (geocodes) developed by the ISO 3166-1 system. Netherlands country code is freqently refered to as Netherlands dialing codes or Netherlands E.164 calling code.
Netherlands Country Code is used when dialing to Netherlands from outside Netherlands. Netherlands Country Code is however not used when dialing within Netherlands.
To call Netherlands from outside Netherlands, you have to dial the your own country's International Direct Dialing prefix (IDD), Netherlands Country Code, City/ Area Code, and then the subscriber telephone number as:
Your Countries International Direct Dialing Prefix (IDD) +31 (Netherlands Country Code) + City Area Code + Number you wish to call.
When dialing from a mobile phone outside Netherlands into Netherlands, Dial '+' +31 (Netherlands 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 Netherlands)
Netherlands International Direct Dialing prefix (or IDD) is used when dialing from the Netherlands to outside the country (Refer to international dialing Netherlands code or Netherlands international access code). Do not use Netherlands IDD when dialing within Netherlands.
Netherlands National Direct Dialing prefix (or NDD) is used when dialing to a destination within the Netherlands (Refer to dialing Netherlands code). Do not use Netherlands National Direct Dialing prefix when dialing from outside Netherlands into Netherlands. Netherlands NDD is only used as long distance dialing within the country.
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