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RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: African & Middle Eastern Phone Country Codes

African & The Middle East Phone Country Codes

Many times scammers will claim to be in the Middle East or Europe or any country, but they will give you an African phone number at some point.

It is important to be able to recognize these when you see them.

Now You Know Where Those Scammer Phone Numbers Go When They Finally Give You Their Real Phone Number!

West Africa

Country name / Country Code

  • Ascension Island (United Kingdom) 247
  • Benin 229
  • Burkina Faso 226
  • Cape Verde 238
  • Ivory Coast 225
  • Gambia 220
  • Ghana 233
  • Guinea 224
  • Guinea-Bissau 245
  • Liberia 231
  • Mali 223
  • Mauritania 222
  • Niger 227
  • Nigeria 234
  • Saint Helena (United Kingdom) 290
  • Senegal 221
  • Sierra Leone 232
  • Togo 228
  • Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) 290

East Africa

Country name / Country Code

  • Burundi 257
  • Comoros 269
  • Kenya 254
  • Madagascar 261
  • Malawi 265
  • Mauritius 230
  • Mayotte (France) 262
  • Mozambique 258
  • Réunion (France) 262
  • Rwanda 250
  • Seychelles 248
  • Tanzania 255
  • Uganda 256

Central Africa

Country name / Country Code

  • Angola 244
  • Cameroon 237
  • Central African Republic 236
  • Chad 235
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo 243
  • Republic of the Congo 242
  • Equatorial Guinea 240
  • Gabon 241
  • São Tomé and Príncipe 239

North Africa

Country name / Country Code

  • Algeria 213
  • Egypt 20
  • Libya 218
  • Morocco 212
  • South Sudan 211
  • Sudan 249
  • Tunisia 216

Horn Of Africa (North East)

Country name / Country Code

  • Djibouti 253
  • Eritrea 291
  • Ethiopia 251
  • Somalia 252

Southern Africa

Country name / Country Code

  • Botswana 267
  • Lesotho 266
  • Namibia 264
  • South Africa 27
  • Swaziland 268
  • Zambia 260
  • Zimbabwe 263