🇱🇰 Sri Lanka Area Code

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Area Code, Long-distance Call VoIP, Mobile/Cellular Locator and Telephone Number of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka International Dialing Code

  • Name: Sri Lanka 🇱🇰
  • Code: 94, also +94, 0094, 00 94, 00-94, +94-, +0094, 094, 00094, 011-94 etc.

General Information

  • Sri Lanka country code: 94
  • Trunk Prefix: 0
  • International Prefix: 00
  • Number Details:
    • Sri Lankan phone numbers are nine digits (ten including a leading ‘0’ that is not included when calling from outside the country).
    • The first two digits are an area code. Area codes are often listed as three digits including a leading ‘0’. Do not dial the leading ‘0’ when calling from outside the country.
    • The third digit is a carrier code. It designates the phone number’s phone provider.
    • Mobile numbers use a two-carrier code beginning with ‘7’. The second digit of the carrier code designated the mobile phone provider. Carrier codes are often listed as three digits including a leading ‘0’. Do not dial the leading ‘0’ when calling from outside the country.

An example of a Sri Lankan phone number

The Colombo National Museum lists its phone number in Colombo as 0094 112 694366.

Detail of Numbering Plan

Geographic Number

Area Area Code Dialing Format
Avissawella 36 +94-36-xxxxxxx
Colombo 11 +94-11-xxxxxxx
Gampaha 33 +94-33-xxxxxxx
Kalutara 34 +94-34-xxxxxxx
Negombo 31 +94-31-xxxxxxx
Panadura 38 +94-38-xxxxxxx
Badulla 55 +94-55-xxxxxxx
Bandarawela 57 +94-57-xxxxxxx
Galle 91 +94-91-xxxxxxx
Hambantota 47 +94-47-xxxxxxx
Matara 41 +94-41-xxxxxxx
Kegalle 35 +94-35-xxxxxxx
Ratnapura 45 +94-45-xxxxxxx
Jaffna 21 +94-21-xxxxxxx
Mannar 23 +94-23-xxxxxxx
Vavuniya 24 +94-24-xxxxxxx
Chilaw 32 +94-32-xxxxxxx
Kurunegala 37 +94-37-xxxxxxx
Anuradhapura 25 +94-25-xxxxxxx
Polonnaruwa 27 +94-27-xxxxxxx
Ampara 63 +94-63-xxxxxxx
Batticaloa 65 +94-65-xxxxxxx
Kalmunai 67 +94-67-xxxxxxx
Trincomalee 26 +94-26-xxxxxxx
Hatton 51 +94-51-xxxxxxx
Kandy 81 +94-81-xxxxxxx
Matale 66 +94-66-xxxxxxx
Nawalapitiya 54 +94-54-xxxxxxx
Nuwara Eliya 52 +94-52-xxxxxxx

Operator codes

Area code Operator
0xx 0 Lanka Bell
1 n/a
2 Sri Lanka Telecom
4 Dialog
5 Lanka Bell
6 n/a
7 Dialog
8 n/a
9 Tritel

Mobile operator codes

Mobile numbers in Sri Lanka consist of 10-digits in the xxx zzzzzzz format where:

  • "xxx" represents the mobile operator code when contacting a mobile number. All mobile operator codes begin with 07.
  • "zzzzzzz" represents the main telephone number of seven digits.
Code Operator
070 Mobitel
072 Etisalat
073 n/a
074 n/a
075 Airtel
076 Dialog
078 Hutch
079 n/a
  • Mobile phone users must always enter area codes when dialing a fixed (landline) number

Important Numbers

Country/Geographical Area Number Service category Additional information
Sri Lanka 110 Medical -
Sri Lanka 110 Fire -
Sri Lanka 119 Police -
Sri Lanka 1929 Child help-line -
Sri Lanka 1939 Hazards Water
Sri Lanka 1987 Hazards Electricity
Sri Lanka 112 Police Emergency Service (Mobile
Sri Lanka 116 Sri Lanka Air Force Emergency Service
Sri Lanka 114 Operational Commander Colombo(Sir Lanka Army)
Sri Lanka 117 Disaster Management Call Centre
Sri Lanka 118 National Help Desk(Ministy of Denfence)

Dialing Plan

Domestic Dialing

  • For local call: Dial only the local phone number
  • For long distance call: 0 - area code - local phone number

Foreign Dialing

  • To call Sri Lanka from abroad: exit code - 94 - area code - local phone number(exit code can also be written as “+”)
  • To call abroad from Sri Lanka: 00 - country code - area code - phone number

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