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The Peterborough 01733 Area Code (Peterborough Dialling Code)

The 01733 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Peterborough area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01733 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Peterborough area code is (01733) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01733 Area Code?

The Peterborough 01733 dialling code intersects the counties of Amber Valley, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Peterborough in the East Midlands and East of England Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01733 Peterborough dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01733 Peterborough 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 01733 dialling code.

Phoning the 01733 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 (1733).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441733
Europe00441733
Australia0011441733

Origins of the 01733 Peterborough 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 0733.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01733 area was PE3. The first two characters are taken from the letters P and E in PEterborough. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 3 and 3.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01733 Peterborough area code
An old rotary dial for the 01733 Peterborough area code.

Map of the 01733 Peterborough dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01733 Peterborough phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01733 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01733 Peterborough area code
Map of the 01733 Peterborough area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Peterborough 01733-Peterborough dialling Code

Castor
Coates (Fenland)
Crowland
Eye (City of Peterborough)
Farcet
Folksworth
Glinton
Heanor
Helpston
Newborough (City of Peterborough)
Northborough
Peterborough
Ramsey St Mary's
Stilton
Thorney
Whittlesey
Yaxley

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Peterborough 01733-Peterborough dialling Code

Langley Mill (EMLANGL) Derbyshire
Peterborough Central (EMPETER) Peterborough
Ortons (EMORTON) Peterborough
Westwood (EMWSTWO) Peterborough
Werrington (EMWERRI) Peterborough
Crowland (EMCROWL) Lincolnshire
Eye (EMEYEPE) Peterborough
Whittlesey (EMWHITT) Cambridgeshire
Yaxley (EMYXLEY) Cambridgeshire