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The Sittingbourne 01795 Area Code (Sittingbourne Dialling Code)

The 01795 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Sittingbourne area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01795 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Sittingbourne area code is (01795) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01795 Area Code?

The Sittingbourne 01795 dialling code intersects the counties of Essex, Kent and Southwark in the East of England and London and South East Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01795 Sittingbourne dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01795 Sittingbourne 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 01795 dialling code.

Phoning the 01795 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 (1795).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441795
Europe00441795
Australia0011441795

Origins of the 01795 Sittingbourne 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 0795.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01795 area was SY5. The first two characters are taken from the letters S and Y in isle of Sheppey. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 9 and 5.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01795 Sittingbourne area code
An old rotary dial for the 01795 Sittingbourne area code.

Map of the 01795 Sittingbourne dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01795 Sittingbourne phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01795 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01795 Sittingbourne area code
Map of the 01795 Sittingbourne area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Sittingbourne 01795-Sittingbourne dialling Code

Borden
Canterbury
Colchester
Eastchurch
Faversham
Hartlip
Highsted
Iwade
Lower Halstow
Lynsted
Minster (Swale)
Newington
Queenborough
Sheerness
Sittingbourne
Southwark
Standford Hill Prison
Teynham

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Sittingbourne 01795-Sittingbourne dialling Code

Sittingbourne (NDSIT) Kent
Minster Sheppey (NDMSH) Kent
Leysdown (NDLEY) Kent
Faversham (NDFAV) Kent
Newington (NDNEW) Kent
Teynham (NDTEY) Kent