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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. District Area Code Zone
1 Ilam 27 Mechi
2 Jhapa 23
3 Panchthar 24
4 Taplejung 24
5 Bhojpur 29 Koshi
6 Dhankuta 26
7 Morang 21
8 Sunsari 25
9 Sankhuwasabha 29
10 Tehrathum 26
11 Khotang 36 Sagarmatha
12 Okhaldhunga 37
13 Saptari 31
14 Siraha 33
15 Solukhumbu 38
16 Udaypur 35
17 Dhanusa 41 Janakpur
18 Dolakha 49
19 Mahottari 44
20 Ramechhap 48
21 Sarlahi 46
22 Sindhuli 47
23 Bhaktapur 1 Bagmati
24 Dhading 10
25 Kathmandu 1
26 Kavrepalanchowk 11
27 Lalitpur 1
28 Nuwakot 10
29 Rasuwa 10
30 Sindhupalchowk 11
31 Bara 53 Narayani
32 Chitwan 56
33 Makwanpur 57
34 Parsa 51
35 Rautahat 55
36 Gorkha 64 Gandaki
37 Kaski 61
38 Lamjung 66
39 Manang 66
40 Syangja 63
41 Tanahun 65
42 Baglung 68 Dhaulagiri
43 Parbat 67
44 Mustang 69
45 Myagdi 69
46 Arghakhanchi 77 Lumbini
47 Gulmi 79
48 Kapilvastu 76
49 Nawalparasi 78
50 Palpa 75
51 Rupandehi 71
52 Dang 82 Rapti
53 Pyuthan 86
54 Rolpa 86
55 Rukum 88
56 Salyan 88
57 Banke 81 Bheri
58 Bardiya 84
59 Dailekh 89
60 Jajarkot 89
61 Surkhet 83
62 Dolpa 87 Karnali
63 Humla 19
64 Jumla 87
65 Kalikot 87
66 Mugu 19
67 Achham 97 Seti
68 Bajang 92
69 Bajura 97
70 Doti 94
71 Kailali 91
72 Baitadi 95 Mahakali
73 Dadeldhura 96
74 Darchula 93
75 Kanchanpur 99
V- Sat 19

 

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.