How to Call Bolivia from Any Country

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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:

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

2) Every country has a country 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 your exit code and then 591.

3) Bolivia has 9 states divided into 3 calling regions, and each of these has a 1-digit code called a city code (because they are assigned to specific cities and their surrounding areas).

     2 - is the city code for: La Paz, Oruro, and Potosi.
     3 - is the city code for: Cobija, Trinidad, and Santa Cruz.
     4 - is the city code for: Sucre, Tarija, and Cochabamba.

4) All landline phones in Bolivia have 7-digit numbers. All mobile phones in Bolivia have 8-digits numbers. There is one tiny difference between calling a landline and calling a mobile phone. Continue reading:

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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 591]
3. [then the city code]
4. [then the 7-digit phone number]

Let's pretend we're calling from the United States to Bolivia. The United States exit code is 011, the Bolivia country code is 591, the city code will vary by city, and it will all end with the 7-digit phone number you want to call. So for example, a call to Santa Cruz looks like this:

011-591-3-[the 7-digit phone number]

Call Bolivia mobile phones in just 3 steps!

All mobile phones in Bolivia have 8 digits. Because they are not confined to one city, you won't dial a city code. 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 591]
3. [then the 8-digit mobile number]

For example: the United States exit code is 011. Bolivia's country code is 591 and then the mobile phone number. Calls to Bolivia mobile phones look like this:

011-591-[the 8-digit cellphone number]


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