In this article, I will show you how to call Botswana from Sierra Leone. We will provide step-by-step instructions to dial both landline and mobile phone numbers.
How to call a mobile number in Botswana from Sierra Leone
When you make an international call from Sierra Leone to Botswana, at first you need to dial the exit code of Sierra Leone. Then the country code for Botswana, and then the local phone number.
Here is the quick dialing format to call to BW mobile phone number from SL:
Here are the steps to follow when making an international call from SL to BW:
- Dial 0, the exit code for Sierra Leone. Nowadays, the plus sign (+) can be used instead of the exit code.
- Enter 267 the country code for Botswana.
- Enter the 7 to 8 digits’ local phone number.
- Press the call button and wait for the call to connect.
How to call a Landline Number in Botswana from Sierra Leone
To call Botswana landline numbers from Sierra Leone, firstly, you will need to dial the Exit code of Sierra Leone. Secondly, the ISD code of Botswana. Thirdly, the area code, and finally the landline number.
Here is the quick dialing format to call to BW Landline number from SL:
To make a landline call to BW From SL, you need to follow the international dialing format given below.
- Dial 0, Exit code for Sierra Leone.
- Enter 267, ISD Code, or Country Code of BW.
- Enter the Area Code of the regional location. Search here for area codes for Botswana.
- Then dial the recipient’s telephone number.
***If there is no area code, dial the Recipient’s Telephone Number after ISD Code.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- What is an Exit Code?
The exit code (For Sierra Leone- 0) is sometimes referred to as the International Access Code or the International Direct Dialing (IDD) code. These prefixes are set to redirect calls or text messages to phone numbers registered in other countries. Nowadays, exit codes and the plus sign (+) can be used interchangeably. The plus sign is preferred by many because it works regardless of the country you are calling from.
- What is Country Code?
The country code identifies the home country (For Botswana, 267) of the number that you are calling. If you are calling a mobile number, it is that mobile subscriber's home country regardless of where they are currently located in the world.
- What is Area Code?
An area code refers to the regional location of a phone number within a country. It is a three-digit number that indicates the general geographic area of the phone number it precedes.
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