Turkey’s country area code is +90. You must add this international Turkey area code in front of the landline or mobile phone number you want to call.
If you want to call Turkey from your home country, first you must enter your international access code (ISD), then enter the Turkey telephone area code 90, and after that enter the city code you will be calling. For example, if you want to call Antalya, the phone number that you enter should be +90 242 ### ## ##.
If you came to Turkey and need to make a call within Turkey with your own line, you need to add the Turkey area code +90 to the area code of the city you are calling.
It may be more affordable to get a temporary line after arriving in Turkey. If you choose this method, you do not need to add +90 to the beginning of the number you will call within Turkey.
If you need a sim card in Turkey, I recommend you to read our article on sim cards in Turkey for tourists.
If you want to call your home from Turkey, you can dial 00 + your country code + your number.
The important city area codes of Turkey are:
- Area code for Istanbul(Europa Code): 212
- Area code for Istanbul(Asia Code): 216
- Area code for Ankara: 312
- Area code for Antalya: 242
- Area code for Izmir: 232
- Area code for Mugla: 252
- Area code for Trabzon: 462
- Area code for Bursa: 224
- Area code for Balıkesir: 266
- Area code for Nevşehir(Cappadocia): 384
As you know, Istanbul is separated by the Sea of Marmara between the continents of Asia and Europe. For this reason, the area codes of the two collars are different.
Istanbul area code
The Istanbul area code is 212 for the European side and 216 for the Anatolian side. You can make a phone call by adding the Turkey area code +90 to the beginning.
If you are asking which area code to call for Istanbul, you can check the districts below.
Istanbul European side districts: Beyoğlu, Beşiktaş, Sarıyer, Esenyurt, Başakşehir, Bağcılar, Bahçelievler, Silivri, Güngören, Esenler, Bayrampaşa, Sultangazi, Gaziosmanpaşa, Kâğıthane and Şişli.
Istanbul Anatolian side districts: Adalar, Ataşehir, Beykoz, Çekmeköy, Kadıköy, Kartal, Maltepe, Pendik, Sancaktepe, Sultanbeyli, Şile, Tuzla, Ümraniye and Üsküdar
You can find the area codes for all cities in Turkey below:
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Turkey City Dialing Codes
|Istanbul Asya (Asia side)||+90-216|
|Istanbul Avrupa (Europe side)||+90-212|
Frequently Asking Questions Turkey Area Code
What is the area code for Turkey?
Turkey area code is +90. You must add it to the beginning of the landline or mobile number you will call.
What is the area code for Istanbul Turkey?
There are two area codes for Istanbul. Area codes are 212 for the European side and 216 for the Anatolian side. You can search by adding 90 to the beginning. Example for the European side; +90212 ### ####.
What is the area code of Cappadocia Turkey?
Cappadocia is connected to the Nevşehir province of Turkey and its area code is 384. You can call by adding the Turkey area code 90 to the beginning of the phone number. For example, 90384 ### ## ##.
+90 area code belongs to which country?
+90 is the international dialing code of Turkey. If there is 212 or 216 after +90, you are calling from Istanbul, if there is 312, from Ankara, if there is 242, you are calling from Antalya.
If the Turkish area code calls, should I open it?
If you have a reservation at a hotel in Turkey, or if you have just returned from Turkey and are being called by a Turkish area code, make sure to open it. Hotels may be calling to confirm the reservation.