Area Codes for Quebec City, Quebec

There are two area codes actively in use in the Quebec City metropolitan area: 418, 581. These area codes cover all of Quebec City proper and it's suburbs as well as all other parts of eastern Quebec province. See below for details.

In Quebec City, area codes are always included in written telephone numbers and area codes must be dialed for all calls, even for local calling. All Canada phone numbers are 10-digits total, including a 3-digit area code and a 7-digit local subscriber number.

Quebec City area code information:

Quebec City area codes:
418, 581

Area codes are used to route phone calls to a specific geographic area within a country. All area codes in Canada are exactly 3-digits long.

In the past, a given region often had just one area code. Nowadays, many cities and towns in denser urban areas have 2 or more area codes.

To make an inbound international call (or domestic long distance call) to a Quebec City landline or mobile phone, you need to dial the appropriate 3-digit area code, followed by a 7-digit local subscriber number.

If you don't have a fully specified 10-digit phone number, including area code, you will not be able to complete an inbound call.

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Area Codes Used In & Near Quebec City, Quebec

There are two area codes used in Quebec City, it's suburbs, and the rest of eastern Quebec province.

Quebec City Area Codes

Area Codes Main Locations
Covers the city of Quebec City, nearby suburbs such as Beauport, Cap-Rouge, Charlesbourg, Charmy, L'Acienne-Lorette, Levis, Lorettaville, Pont-Rouge, Sainte-Fory, Saint-Emile, Saint-Jean-Chrysostome, Saint-Romuald, Sillery, Val-Belair, Vanier, Wendake and as well as all of eastern Quebec province.

The area code 581 is a recently added overlay area codes to accommodate population growth and the need for additional telephone numbers.

See maps and other area code listings below for further information.

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Area Codes for Towns in Quebec City Area

Quebec City, while a large city, does not have it's own distinct area codes, but rather shares the same area codes as the rest of eastern Quebec province.

However, the western border of the Quebec City area codes is not far to the west of the city, so towns like Sherbrooke and Trois-Rivieres are in another area code - 819.

LocationArea Code(s)
Beauport area code 418 / 581
Cap-Rouge area code 418 / 581
Charlesbourg area code 418 / 581
Charmy area code 418 / 581
L'Acienne-Lorette area code 418 / 581
Levis area code 418 / 581
Lorettaville area code 418 / 581
Pont-Rouge area code 418 / 581
Quebec City area code 418 / 581
Sainte-Fory area code 418 / 581
Saint-Emile area code 418 / 581
Saint-Jean-Chrysostome area code 418 / 581
Saint-Romuald area code 418 / 581
Sillery area code 418 / 581
Val-Belair area code 418 / 581
Vanier area code 418 / 581
Wendake area code 418 / 581

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Quebec City, Quebec Area Code Maps

The following map shows area codes for Quebec City and the province of Quebec.

Maps may not be completely up to date. Check other map links below if this appears out of date.

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City Codes vs. Area Codes

In some cases, area codes may be referred to as city codes. However, a 'city code' more correctly refers to the codes used to designate airports and other geographic locations. These codes are issued under the United Nation's UN/LOCODE system and/or the IATA airport coding system. The city code for Quebec City is QUE.

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* CNA is the Canadian Numbering Administrator. NANPA is the North American Numbering Plan Administrator. These are the official groups responsible for phone numbers in the US and Canada.

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