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The Great Yarmouth 01493 Area Code (Great Yarmouth Dialling Code)

The 01493 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Great Yarmouth area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01493 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Great Yarmouth area code is (01493) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01493 Area Code?

The Great Yarmouth 01493 dialling code is situated in the county of Norfolk in the East of England Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01493 Great Yarmouth dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01493 Great Yarmouth 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 01493 dialling code.

Phoning the 01493 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 (1493).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441493
Europe00441493
Australia0011441493

Origins of the 01493 Great Yarmouth 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 0493.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01493 area was GY3. The first two characters are taken from the letters G and Y in Great Yarmouth. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 4, 9 and 3.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01493 Great Yarmouth area code
An old rotary dial for the 01493 Great Yarmouth area code.

Map of the 01493 Great Yarmouth dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01493 Great Yarmouth phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01493 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01493 Great Yarmouth area code
Map of the 01493 Great Yarmouth area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Great Yarmouth 01493-Great Yarmouth dialling Code

Acle
Belton (Great Yarmouth)
Caister-on-Sea
Cantley
Filby
Fleggburgh (Burgh St Margaret)
Freethorpe
Gorleston-on-Sea
Great Yarmouth
Hemsby
Martham
Ormesby St Margaret
Reedham
Rollesby

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Great Yarmouth 01493-Great Yarmouth dialling Code

Acle (EAACL) Norfolk
Freethorpe (EAFRP) Norfolk
Ormesby (EAORM) Norfolk
Martham (EAMHM) Norfolk
Great Yarmouth (EAGYT) Norfolk
Gorleston (EAGOR) Norfolk
Burgh Castle (EABGC) Norfolk