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Communication

Telephone Services:
Landline and mobile phone services are available in Nepal. Network covers Kathmandu, major cities and towns and most of Nepal, except some rural Himalayan places. Nepal Telecommunications Corporation at Tripureshwor, Kathmandu, is the national service provider. There are also private service providers. Hotels and private communication centers also provide long distance telephone and fax facilities.
For calling from outside, country code for Nepal is 977 and the area code for Kathmandu is 1. For other city codes are:

To call Nepal from other countries:
00 + country code (977) + city code + telephone number
Example to call Pokhara: 00-977-61-421123
Example to call from North America : 011-977-61-421123

Telephone area codes:

S.No.DistrictArea CodeZone
1Ilam27Mechi
2Jhapa23
3Panchthar24
4Taplejung24
5Bhojpur29Koshi
6Dhankuta26
7Morang21
8Sunsari25
9Sankhuwasabha29
10Tehrathum26
11Khotang36Sagarmatha
12Okhaldhunga37
13Saptari31
14Siraha33
15Solukhumbu38
16Udaypur35
17Dhanusa41Janakpur
18Dolakha49
19Mahottari44
20Ramechhap48
21Sarlahi46
22Sindhuli47
23Bhaktapur1Bagmati
24Dhading10
25Kathmandu1
26Kavrepalanchowk11
27Lalitpur1
28Nuwakot10
29Rasuwa10
30Sindhupalchowk11
31Bara53Narayani
32Chitwan56
33Makwanpur57
34Parsa51
35Rautahat55
36Gorkha64Gandaki
37Kaski61
38Lamjung66
39Manang66
40Syangja63
41Tanahun65
42Baglung68Dhaulagiri
43Parbat67
44Mustang69
45Myagdi69
46Arghakhanchi77Lumbini
47Gulmi79
48Kapilvastu76
49Nawalparasi78
50Palpa75
51Rupandehi71
52Dang82Rapti
53Pyuthan86
54Rolpa86
55Rukum88
56Salyan88
57Banke81Bheri
58Bardiya84
59Dailekh89
60Jajarkot89
61Surkhet83
62Dolpa87Karnali
63Humla19
64Jumla87
65Kalikot87
66Mugu19
67Achham97Seti
68Bajang92
69Bajura97
70Doti94
71Kailali91
72Baitadi95Mahakali
73Dadeldhura96
74Darchula93
75Kanchanpur99
V- Sat19

 

Internet Services:
Internet is widely accessible in Kathmandu. There are countless Internet cafes and communication centers in the Valley and around the country. Wi-fi services are also provided at various hotels and restaurants. Visitors only have to find a place they are most comfortable in to use the facilities to keep in touch with home. Internet services are also offered by hotels.

Postal Services:
The Central Post Office located near Dharahara Tower, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday. The counters are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and provide stamps, postcards and aerograms. Post Restante is available from Sunday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Express Mail Service (EMS) is available at GPO and at Thamel, Basantapur and airport postal counters.