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Area Codes for Edmonton, Alberta
There are two area codes actively in use in the Edmonton metropolitan area: 780, 587. These area codes cover all of Edmonton proper as well as all other parts of central and northern Alberta province. See below for details.
In Edmonton, area codes are always included in written telephone numbers and area codes must be dialed for all calls, even for local calling. All Canada phone numbers are 10-digits total, including a 3-digit area code and a 7-digit local subscriber number.
Edmonton area code information:
Edmonton area codes:
Area codes are used to route phone calls to a specific geographic area within a country. All area codes in Canada are exactly 3-digits long.
In the past, a given region often had just one area code. Nowadays, many cities and towns in denser urban areas have 2 or more area codes.
To make an inbound international call (or domestic long distance call) to a Edmonton landline or mobile phone, you need to dial the appropriate 3-digit area code, followed by a 7-digit local subscriber number.
If you don't have a fully specified 10-digit phone number, including area code, you will not be able to complete an inbound call.
Area Codes Used In & Near Edmonton, Alberta
There are two area codes used in Edmonton and across all of central and northern Alberta. The area code 587 is actually used for the entire province while the north and south also each have their own overlay area codes to accommodate population growth.
Edmonton Area Codes
See maps and other area code listings below for further information.
Area Codes for Towns in Edmonton Area
Edmonton is a very large city which contains most all of it's own suburbs, so there aren't many larger towns close by - nor are there any other area codes. Below is a list of some other locations in central and northern Alberta that share Edmonton's area codes.
Lookup Edmonton Area Codes
To find the area codes (or ZIP codes) used in the Edmonton area, please use the WhitePages.com search widgets below. The first widget looks up area codes and ZIP codes by town. The second widget does reverse lookup by area code or ZIP code.
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Edmonton, Alberta Area Code Maps
The following map shows area codes for Edmonton and the province of Alberta.
Maps may not be completely up to date. Check other map links below if this appears out of date.
City Codes vs. Area Codes
In some cases, area codes may be referred to as city codes. However, a 'city code' more correctly refers to the codes used to designate airports and other geographic locations. These codes are issued under the United Nation's UN/LOCODE system and/or the IATA airport coding system. The city code for Edmonton is EDM.
Other Area Code Information
* CNA is the Canadian Numbering Administrator. NANPA is the North American Numbering Plan Administrator. These are the official groups responsible for phone numbers in the US and Canada.
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