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The Oswestry 01691 Area Code (Oswestry Dialling Code)

The 01691 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Oswestry area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01691 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Oswestry area code is (01691) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01691 Area Code?

The Oswestry 01691 dialling code intersects the counties of Powys, Shropshire and Wrexham in the Wales and West Midlands Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01691 Oswestry dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01691 Oswestry 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 01691 dialling code.

Phoning the 01691 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 (1691).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441691
Europe00441691
Australia0011441691

Origins of the 01691 Oswestry 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 0691.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01691 Oswestry area code
An old rotary dial for the 01691 Oswestry area code.

Map of the 01691 Oswestry dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01691 Oswestry phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01691 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01691 Oswestry area code
Map of the 01691 Oswestry area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Oswestry 01691-Oswestry dialling Code

Chirk
Croesowallt
Ellesmere
Gobowen
Llanfyllin
Pant
St Martin's
Trefonen
West Felton
Weston Rhyn
Whittington (Shropshire)

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Oswestry 01691-Oswestry dialling Code

Chirk (WNCHK) Wrexham
Oswestry (WNOSW) Shropshire
Ellesmere (WNELL) Shropshire
Llanymynech (WNLMY) Powys