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The Monmouth 01600 Area Code (Monmouth Dialling Code)

The 01600 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Monmouth area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01600 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Monmouth area code is (01600) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01600 Area Code?

The Monmouth 01600 dialling code intersects the counties of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy in the South West and Wales and West Midlands Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01600 Monmouth dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01600 Monmouth 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 01600 dialling code.

Phoning the 01600 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 (1600).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441600
Europe00441600
Australia0011441600

Origins of the 01600 Monmouth 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 0600.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01600 area was MO0. The first two characters are taken from the letters M and O in MOnmouth. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 6, 0 and 0.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01600 Monmouth area code
An old rotary dial for the 01600 Monmouth area code.

Map of the 01600 Monmouth dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01600 Monmouth phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01600 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01600 Monmouth area code
Map of the 01600 Monmouth area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Monmouth 01600-Monmouth dialling Code

Monmouth
Whitchurch

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Monmouth 01600-Monmouth dialling Code

Monmouth (SWMU) Monmouthshire