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Before calling Bolivia get to know the basics:

It isn't hard to call Bolivia. International calls are always confusing but the following are some basic steps to remember which will make it so much easier for you to place calls to Bolivia:

a) Every country has what is called an exit code. This is a code you must dial on your phone first in order to place international calls to Bolivia or anywhere else. Your local phone operator can tell you what the exit code is in your country.

b) Every country has a country calling code. Bolivia's country code is 591. From overseas, no matter which city in Bolivia you call, or what type of phone you call (mobile or landline), all calls to Bolivia will begin with 591.

c) Bolivia has several major calling areas or regions, and each of these has a 1-digit code, usually called a city code, because they are assigned to specific cities and their surrounding areas. (See list below).

d) All landline phones in Bolivia have 7-digit numbers. All mobile phones in Bolivia have 8-digits numbers.

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How to call Bolivia landlines in 4 easy steps!

OK, now that you know how the phone system and Bolivia calling codes generally work, you're ready to call Bolivia. When you make calls to Bolivia landline phones, dial as follows:

1. [Your country's exit code]
2. [then Bolivia's country code]
3. [then the city code]
4. [then the 7-digit phone number]

For example: the United States exit code is 011. So to call Bolivia landlines might look something like this:

011-591-3-xxx-xxxx

Call Bolivia mobile phones in just 3 steps!

e) All mobile phones in Bolivia have 8 digits. It's because they are not confined to one city, that city codes aren't assigned to them. Instead, every mobile phone was simply given an extra digit. So when you make calls to Bolivia mobile phones, simply skip the city code and dial as follows:

1. [Your country's exit code]
2. [then Bolivia's country code]
3. [then the 8-digit mobile number]

For example: the United States exit code is 011. So to place calls to Bolivia mobile phones might look something like this:

011-591-xxxx-xxxx

City area codes for making calls to Bolivia:

Remember: dial your country's exit code, Bolivia's country code (591), the city code, and then the 7-digit landline phone number. You will not use these Bolivia city codes if you are calling a mobile phone in Bolivia.

2 is the city code for La Paz (in the state of La Paz)
2 is the city code for Oruro (in the state of Oruro)
2 is the city code for Potosi (in the state of Potosi)
3 is the city code for Cobija (in the state of Pando)
3 is the city code for Trinidad (in the state of Beni)
3 is the city code for Santa Cruz (in the state of Santa Cruz)
4 is the city code for Sucre (in the state of Chuquisaca)
4 is the city code for Tarija (in the state of Tarija)
4 is the city code for Cochabamba (in the state of Cochabamba)



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