The 01388 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Bishop Auckland, Stanhope area.
The local telephone numbers within the 01388 are 6 digits long.
The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Bishop Auckland, Stanhope area code is (01388) xxxxxx.
The Bishop Auckland, Stanhope 01388 dialling code is situated in the county of County of Durham in the North East Region of the UK.
You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01388 Bishop Auckland, Stanhope 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 01388 dialling code.
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 (1388).
|Region||International Prefix||Country Code||Area Code|
|United States and Canada||011||44||1388|
Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0388.
the historic mnemonic code for the 01388 area was DU8. The first two characters are taken from the letters D and U in DUrham . On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 3, 8 and 8.
The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01388 Bishop Auckland, Stanhope phone area code.
The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01388 area. Click on an icon for more details
|Chilton (County Durham)|
|Hamsterley (nr Witton-le-Wear)|
|Willington (County Durham)|
|Frosterley (NEFSL) Durham|
|Tow Law (NETW) Durham|
|Cockfield (NECFD) Durham|
|Bishop Auckland (NEBA) Durham|
|West Auckland (NEWAU) Durham|
|Willington (NEWT) Durham|
|Crook (NECR) Durham|
|Spennymoor (NESP) Durham|
|Rushyford (NERFD) Durham|
|Shildon (NESH) Durham|