Area Codes for Calgary, Alberta

There are two area codes actively in use in the Calgary metropolitan area: 403, 587. These area codes cover all of Calgary proper as well as all other parts of southern Alberta province. See below for details.

In Calgary, 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.

Calgary area code information:

Calgary area codes:
403, 587

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 Calgary 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.

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Area Codes Used In & Near Calgary, Alberta

There are two area codes used in Calgary and across all of southern 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.

Calgary Area Codes

Area Codes Main Locations
Covers the city of Calgary and all of southern Alberta
Covers the city of Edmonton and all of northern Alberta.

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Area Codes for Towns in Calgary Area

Calgary 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 southern Alberta that share Calgary's area codes.

LocationArea Code(s)
Airdrie area code 403 / 587
Banff area code 403 / 587
Calgary area code 403 / 587
Canmore area code 403 / 587
Cochrane area code 403 / 587
Lethbridge area code 403 / 587
Red Deer area code 403 / 587
Strathmore area code 403 / 587

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Calgary, Alberta Area Code Maps

The following map shows area codes for Calgary and the province of Alberta.

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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 Calgary is CAL.

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* 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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