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The Peterhead 01779 Area Code (Peterhead Dialling Code)

The 01779 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Peterhead area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01779 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Peterhead area code is .

Where is the 01779 Area Code?

The Peterhead 01779 dialling code is situated in the county of Bath and North East Somerset in the South West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01779 Peterhead dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01779 Peterhead 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 01779 dialling code.

Phoning the 01779 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 (1779).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441779

Origins of the 01779 Peterhead 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 0779.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01779 area was PR9. The first two characters are taken from the letters P and R in PeteRhead. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 7 and 9.

Map of the 01779 Peterhead dialling Code Area

The red phone markers on the map represent known locations for the 01779 Peterhead phone area code. Click on a marker for more details

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01779 area. Click on an icon for more details

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Map of the area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Peterhead 01779 dialling Code


Known Telephone Exchanges within the Peterhead 01779 dialling Code