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The Thanet 01843 Area Code (Thanet Dialling Code)

The 01843 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Thanet area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01843 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Thanet area code is (01843) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01843 Area Code?

The Thanet 01843 dialling code is situated in the county of Kent in the South East Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01843 Thanet dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01843 Thanet 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 01843 dialling code.

Phoning the 01843 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 (1843).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441843
Europe00441843
Australia0011441843

Origins of the 01843 Thanet 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 0843.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01843 area was TH3. The first two characters are taken from the letters T and H in THanet . On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 8, 4 and 3.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01843 Thanet area code
An old rotary dial for the 01843 Thanet area code.

Map of the 01843 Thanet dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01843 Thanet phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01843 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01843 Thanet area code
Map of the 01843 Thanet area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Thanet 01843-Thanet dialling Code

Broadstairs
Margate
Minster (Thanet)
Monkton
Ramsgate
St Nicholas at Wade

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Thanet 01843-Thanet dialling Code

Broadstairs (NDBRO) Kent
Ramsgate (NDRAM) Kent
Minster Thanet (NDMTH) Kent
Birchington (NDBIR) Kent
Westgate (NDWES) Kent
Thanet (NDTHA) Kent