How to Call Burundi Phone Numbers

Country phone codes

+257 is the country calling code assigned to Burundi by the International Telecommunication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated under the National Numbering Plan of 2018, created by the Agence de Régulation et de Contrôle des Télécommunications du Burundi of the Republic of Burundi.

So if you’re calling to Burundi, the number should start with:

+257 123-4567-890

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Other Important Information about Burundi

Prefix

A prefix is simply the set of numbers that come after the country and area codes of a telephone number. Burundi’s telephone numbers are made up of 11 numbers split into groups of 3. So if you’re going to make a call to Burundi using a mobile phone, you should dial country code+area code+4-digit number.

Country Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Bujumbura +257 (22 20) 1234
Western Zone +257 (22 26) 1234
Rural areas +257 (22 27) 1234

So if you’re making a call to Burundi, dial +257 22 20 1234.

Network coverage

Network coverage is readily available across Burundi.

3G coverage

3G connection is moderately available across the country, but quality highly depends on the mobile operator.

International Roaming

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Top mobile SIM network in Burundi

Here are top mobile SIM networks in Burundi:

Lumitel

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Top apps used to communicate

Here are top apps mostly used for communication in Burundi:

WhatsApp

WhatsApp

Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

Emergency phone numbers

Here are the four most important emergency numbers to take note of when visiting Burundi:

ambulance service

112 for ambulance service

fire

118 for fire

police

117 for police

Best time to call Burundi:

Burundi observes Central Africa Time using the time offset of UTC+02.

Wherever you are in Australia, you can call Burundi from the following time zones…

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Burundi 6:00pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
4:00pm – 12:00am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
5:30pm – 12:00am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) South Australia, Northern Territory and the town of Broken Hill in western New South Wales
7:00pm – 12:00am UTC+11:00 Norfolk Island Standard Time (NFT) Norfolk Island
3:00pm – 12:00am UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
2:30pm – 12:00am UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Daylight Savings Time (first Sunday in October – first Sunday in April)

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Burundi 7:00pm – 12:00am UTC+11:00 Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Victoria, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory
6:00pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
4:00pm – 12:00am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
6:30pm – 12:00am UTC+10:30 Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
5:30pm – 12:00am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) Northern Territory
8:00pm – 12:00am UTC+12:00 Norfolk Island Daylight Time (NDT) Norfolk Islands
3:00pm – 12:00am UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
12:30pm – 12:00am UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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