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The Cannock 01543 Area Code (Cannock Dialling Code)

The 01543 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Cannock area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01543 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Cannock area code is (01543) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01543 Area Code?

The Cannock 01543 dialling code intersects the counties of Staffordshire and Walsall in the West Midlands Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01543 Cannock dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01543 Cannock 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 01543 dialling code.

Phoning the 01543 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 (1543).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441543
Europe00441543
Australia0011441543

Origins of the 01543 Cannock 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 0543.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01543 area was LI3. The first two characters are taken from the letters L and I in LIchfield . On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 5, 4 and 3.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01543 Cannock area code
An old rotary dial for the 01543 Cannock area code.

Map of the 01543 Cannock dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01543 Cannock phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01543 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01543 Cannock area code
Map of the 01543 Cannock area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Cannock 01543-Cannock dialling Code

Armitage
Brownhills
Brownhills West
Burntwood
Cannock
Cannock Wood
Hill Ridware
King's Bromley
Lichfield
Norton Canes
Shenstone
Stonnall
Tamworth
Whittington (Lichfield)
Yoxall

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Cannock 01543-Cannock dialling Code

Yoxall (CMYOX) Staffordshire
Cannock (CMCAN) Staffordshire
Hednesford (CMHED) Staffordshire
Heath Hayes (CMHEA) Staffordshire
Lichfield (CMLIC) Staffordshire
Shenstone (CMSHE) Staffordshire
Armitage (CMARM) Staffordshire
Burntwood (CMBNW) Staffordshire
Brownhills (CMBRU) Walsall