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The Cambridge 01223 Area Code (Cambridge Dialling Code)

The 01223 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Cambridge area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01223 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Cambridge area code is (01223) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01223 Area Code?

The Cambridge 01223 dialling code is situated in the county of Cambridgeshire in the East of England Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01223 Cambridge dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01223 Cambridge dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 01223 dialling code.

Phoning the 01223 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (1223).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441223
Europe00441223
Australia0011441223

Origins of the 01223 Cambridge Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0223.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01223 area was CA3. The first two characters are taken from the letters C and A in CAmbridge. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 2, 2 and 3.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01223 Cambridge area code
An old rotary dial for the 01223 Cambridge area code.

Map of the 01223 Cambridge dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01223 Cambridge phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01223 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01223 Cambridge area code
Map of the 01223 Cambridge area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Cambridge 01223-Cambridge dialling Code

Babraham
Balsham
Barrington (South Cambridgeshire)
Barton (South Cambridgeshire)
Bottisham
Cambridge
Comberton
Duxford
Foxton (South Cambridgeshire)
Girton
Great Abington
Great Wilbraham
Harston
Haslingfield
Hauxton
Histon
Linton
Oakington
Orwell
Sawston
Swaffham Bulbeck
Teversham
Waterbeach
Whittlesford

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Cambridge 01223-Cambridge dialling Code

Cherry Hinton (EACRH) Cambridgeshire
Fulbourn (EAFUL) Cambridgeshire
Linton (EALNT) Cambridgeshire
Trumpington (EATRU) Cambridgeshire
Cambridge (EACAM) Cambridgeshire
Sawston (EASST) Cambridgeshire
Harston (EAHST) Cambridgeshire
Girton (EAGIR) Cambridgeshire
Comberton (EACOM) Cambridgeshire
Science Park (EASCI) Cambridgeshire
Histon (EAHIS) Cambridgeshire
Waterbeach (EAWTB) Cambridgeshire
Arrington (EAARR) Cambridgeshire