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The Porthmadog 01766 Area Code (Porthmadog Dialling Code)

The 01766 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Porthmadog area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01766 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Porthmadog area code is (01766) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01766 Area Code?

The Porthmadog 01766 dialling code is situated in the county of Gwynedd in the Wales Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01766 Porthmadog dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01766 Porthmadog 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 01766 dialling code.

Phoning the 01766 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 (1766).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441766
Europe00441766
Australia0011441766

Origins of the 01766 Porthmadog 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 0766.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01766 area was PM6. The first two characters are taken from the letters P and M in PorthMadog. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 6 and 6.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01766 Porthmadog area code
An old rotary dial for the 01766 Porthmadog area code.

Map of the 01766 Porthmadog dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01766 Porthmadog phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01766 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01766 Porthmadog area code
Map of the 01766 Porthmadog area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Porthmadog 01766-Porthmadog dialling Code

Blaenau Ffestiniog
Criccieth
Porthmadog

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Porthmadog 01766-Porthmadog dialling Code

Blaenau Ffestiniog (WNBFF) Gwynedd
Penrhyndeudraeth (WNPDD) Gwynedd
Porthmadog (WNPOR) Gwynedd
Criccieth (WNCRI) Gwynedd