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The Brecon 01874 Area Code (Brecon Dialling Code)

The 01874 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Brecon area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01874 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Brecon area code is (01874) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01874 Area Code?

The Brecon 01874 dialling code is situated in the county of Powys in the Wales Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01874 Brecon dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01874 Brecon 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 01874 dialling code.

Phoning the 01874 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 (1874).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441874
Europe00441874
Australia0011441874

Origins of the 01874 Brecon 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 0874.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01874 area was US4. The first two characters are taken from the letters U and S in USk. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 8, 7 and 4.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01874 Brecon area code
An old rotary dial for the 01874 Brecon area code.

Map of the 01874 Brecon dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01874 Brecon phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01874 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01874 Brecon area code
Map of the 01874 Brecon area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Brecon 01874-Brecon dialling Code

Brecon
Talgarth

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Brecon 01874-Brecon dialling Code

Talgarth (SWTAF) Powys
Brecon (SWBNB) Powys