How to Call Zimbabwe Phone Numbers

Country phone codes

+263 is the country calling code assigned to Zimbabwe by the International Telecommunication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated under the Postal and Telecommunications Act (2000) created by the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) of the Government of Zimbabwe.

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

+263 123-4567-890

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Other Important Information about Zimbabwe

Prefix

A prefix is simply the set of numbers that come before the country and area codes of a telephone number. Zimbabwe’s telephone numbers are made up of 12 numbers split into groups of 3. So if you’re going to make a call to Zimbabwe using a mobile phone, you should dial country code+area code+7-digit number. Some of the common area codes in Zimbabwe include Harare (24), Bulawayo (29) and Mutare (20).

Location Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Harare +263 (24) 1234 567
Bulawayo +263 (29) 1234 567
Mutare +263 (20) 1234 567

So if you’re making a call to Bulawayo, dial +283 24 123 4567.

Network coverage

Network coverage is only available in some parts of Zimbabwe.

3G Coverage

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

International Roaming

Available at over 50 destinations, you can count on us to keep you connected even when you’re not in home soil. 
We know how difficult it can be to be far from home and the family for a long time. We can only wish to talk to them non-stop day and night. But we also know that the more we spend time with calls and texts overseas, the bigger the expenses can get. Read more

Top Mobile SIM network in Zimbabwe

Here are the top mobile SIM networks in Zimbabwe:

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Top apps used to communicate

Here are the top apps mostly used for communication in Zimbabwe:

WhatsApp

WhatsApp

Facebook Messenger

Messenger

Emergency phone numbers

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

warning

112 for emergency services

fire

993 for fire

ambulance service

994 for ambulance

police

995 for police.

Best Time to Call Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe observes Central Africa Time (CAT) using the time offset of UTC+02.
Wherever you are in Australia, you can call Zimbabwe from the following time zones:

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Zimbabwe 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 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

Zimbabwe 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 Island
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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