Phone Numbers & Post Codes

Useful telephone area codes and zip codes of Chinese major cities, especially free emergency numbers help you feeling easy to get around China. The country code of China is 86. Each Chinese city has its own area code and different zip code.

Emergency Numbers

Free Emergency Numbers are very necessary to remember before you learn to dial other numbers while you are traveling in China. ( dial directly with any fixed and mobile phones anytime and anywhere in China)

110  Call police for help in any danger

119 Dial this number when fire or other disaster happens 

120 Call for an ambulance

122 Dial this number when a traffic accident happens 

Ways to Dial China from Abroad

To call China from abroad with a fixed telephone, dial the outbound number of your country + 86 (the country code of China) + area code of the Chinese city + fixed

Chinese telephone number. To call a mobile phone number, dial the outbound number of your country + 86 + mobile phone number.

To call China from abroad with a cell phone, dial the outbound number of your country + 86 (the country code of China) + area code of the Chinese city + fixed Chinese telephone number. To call a mobile phone number, dial the outbound number of your country + 86 + mobile phone number.

Ways to Dial within China

To call a fixed telephone number in a Chinese city from another Chinese city 0, then area code + fixed telephone number. To call a mobile phone number dial 0 + mobile phone number.

To call a fixed telephone number in a Chinese city from another Chinese city, dial 0 + area code + fixed telephone number. To call a mobile phone number, dial the mobile phone number directly without 0 prefix.

Note: Different countries require different outbound prefix numbers. For example, US and Canada: 011; Europe (including England): 00; Asia: some areas such as Saudi Arabia: 00; others (such as Seoul) are 001; Australia: 0011, Africa: 09...

Major Cities                    Area Code                        Zip Code

Beijing                             10                                      100000 

Chengdu                         28                                      610000 

Chongqing                      23                                      404000 

Dunhuang                       937                                   736200 

Guangzhou                     20                                      510000 

Guilin                               773                                    541000 

Guiyang                           851                                    550000 

Haikou                             898                                    570100 

Hangzhou                        571                                   310000 

Hohhot                             471                                    010000 

Huangshan                     559                                    245000 

Jinan                                531                                    250200 

Kunming                         871                                     650000 

Lanzhou                          931                                    730100 

Lhasa                              891                                    850100 

Lijiang                              888                                    674300 

Luoyang                          379                                    471900 

Nanjing                           25                                       210000 

Qingdao                          532                                     266600 

Shanghai                        21                                      200000 

Shenzhen                       755                                    518000 

Suzhou                            512                                  215400 

Urumqi                            991                                   830000 

Xian                                  29                                     710000 

Postal Tips: If you want to post a ordinary letter or package within China, please go to the local offices in towns or cities. But for posting via international express like EMS and UPS, you must go to Chinese major cities.


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