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The Aberystwyth 01970 Area Code (Aberystwyth Dialling Code)

The 01970 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Aberystwyth area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01970 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Aberystwyth area code is (01970) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01970 Area Code?

The Aberystwyth 01970 dialling code is situated in the county of Cardiganshire North in the Wales Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01970 Aberystwyth dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01970 Aberystwyth 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 01970 dialling code.

Phoning the 01970 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 (1970).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441970
Europe00441970
Australia0011441970

Origins of the 01970 Aberystwyth 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 0970.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01970 area was YS0. The first two characters are taken from the letters Y and S in river YStwyth. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 9, 7 and 0.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01970 Aberystwyth area code
An old rotary dial for the 01970 Aberystwyth area code.

Map of the 01970 Aberystwyth dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01970 Aberystwyth phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01970 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01970 Aberystwyth area code
Map of the 01970 Aberystwyth area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Aberystwyth 01970-Aberystwyth dialling Code

Aberystwyth
Borth
Llanbadarn Fawr

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Aberystwyth 01970-Aberystwyth dialling Code

Aberystwyth (WNAE) Ceredigion
Bow Street (WNBS) Ceredigion