Việt Nam to change area codes of 59 cities, provinces from March

The area codes of almost all of the 63 cities and provinces of Việt Nam are slated to be changed in March 2015, when a new decree issued by the Ministry of Information and Communications takes effect.

Four northern provinces, Phú Thọ, Vĩnh Phúc, Hòa Bình, and Hà Giang, will have their area codes unchanged as 210, 211, 218 and 219, respectively.

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The area codes of almost all of the 63 cities and provinces of Việt Nam are slated to be changed in March 2015

The area code of Hà Nội will be 24 instead of 4, and Hồ Chí Minh City, 28 instead of 8.

The new code of the central city of Đà Nẵng will be 236 instead of the current 511, while the respective numbers for Hải Phòng in the north and Cần Thơ in the Mekong Delta will be 225 and 292, from the current 31 and 710.

The new area codes of other localities are as follows:

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The decree will be in place as of March 1st, 2015.

Việt Nam’s country code is +84.

Source: Tuổi Trẻ News

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