Manchester Dialling Code

Find phone number prefix information for Manchester, England including all of the local regions that use the 0161 area code.

0161 area code information

The phone area code for Manchester uses 7 local number digits after the area code prefix of 0161. Based in the county of Greater Manchester in the North West region of England, calls from Manchester telephone numbers typically always follow the format of 0161 [-][-][-] [-][-][-][-].

Other locations using the (0)161 area code

There are a number of other locations in local proximity to the Manchester area that use the same number format. The list below represents some of the other towns and villages that use the same prefix:

  • Altrincham
  • Ardwick
  • Ashton under Lyne
  • Blackfriars
  • Bramhall
  • Broughton
  • Bury
  • Cheetham Hill
  • Chorlton cum Hardy
  • Collyhurst
  • Denton
  • Didsbury
  • Droylsden
  • Dukinfield
  • Eccles
  • Failsworth
  • Gatley
  • Heaton Moor

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How to call Manchester phone numbers

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Dialling Code 0161
Local Number Digits 7
UK Format 0161 [-][-][-] [-][-][-][-]
International Format +44 (0)161
Location Manchester
County Greater Manchester
Country England
Geo Coordinates 53.479251, -2.247926