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Communication Service in Nepal

 Telephone Services: Landline and mobile phone services are available in Nepal. Network covers Kathmandu, major cities and towns and most of Nepal, except some rural Himalayan places. Nepal Telecommunications Corporation at Tripureshwor, Kathmandu, is the national service provider. There are also private service providers. Hotels and private communication centers also provide long distance telephone and fax facilities.

For calling from outside, country code for Nepal is 977 and the area code for Kathmandu is 1. For other city codes are:

To call Nepal from other countries:
+ country code (977) + city code + telephone number
Telephone area codes:

S.No.

District

Area Code

Zone

1

Ilam

27

Mechi

2

Jhapa

23

 

3

Panchthar

24

 

4

Taplejung

24

 

5

Bhojpur

29

Koshi

6

Dhankuta

26

 

7

Morang

21

 

8

Sunsari

25

 

9

Sankhuwasabha

29

 

10

Tehrathum

26

 

11

Khotang

36

Sagarmatha

12

Okhaldhunga

37

 

13

Saptari

31

 

14

Siraha

33

 

15

Solukhumbu

38

 

16

Udaypur

35

 

17

Dhanusa

41

Janakpur

18

Dolakha

49

 

19

Mahottari

44

 

20

Ramechhap

48

 

21

Sarlahi

46

 

22

Sindhuli

47

 

23

Bhaktapur

1

Bagmati

24

Dhading

10

 

25

Kathmandu

1

 

26

Kavrepalanchowk

11

 

27

Lalitpur

1

 

28

Nuwakot

10

 

29

Rasuwa

10

 

30

Sindhupalchowk

11

 

31

Bara

53

Narayani

32

Chitwan

56

 

33

Makwanpur

57

 

34

Parsa

51

 

35

Rautahat

55

 

36

Gorkha

64

Gandaki

37

Kaski

61

 

38

Lamjung

66

 

39

Manang

66

 

40

Syangja

63

 

41

Tanahun

65

 

42

Baglung

68

Dhaulagiri

43

Parbat

67

 

44

Mustang

69

 

45

Myagdi

69

 

46

Arghakhanchi

77

Lumbini

47

Gulmi

79

 

48

Kapilvastu

76

 

49

Nawalparasi

78

 

50

Palpa

75

 

51

Rupandehi

71

 

52

Dang

82

Rapti

53

Pyuthan

86

 

54

Rolpa

86

 

55

Rukum

88

 

56

Salyan

88

 

57

Banke

81

Bheri

58

Bardiya

84

 

59

Dailekh

89

 

60

Jajarkot

89

 

61

Surkhet

83

 

62

Dolpa

87

Karnali

63

Humla

19

 

64

Jumla

87

 

65

Kalikot

87

 

66

Mugu

19

 

67

Achham

97

Seti

68

Bajang

92

 

69

Bajura

97

 

70

Doti

94

 

71

Kailali

91

 

72

Baitadi

95

Mahakali

73

Dadeldhura

96

 

74

Darchula

93

 

75

Kanchanpur

99

 
       
 

V- Sat

19

 

Internet Services: Internet is widely accessible in Kathmandu. There are countless Internet cafes and communication centers in the Valley and around the country. Wi-fi services are also provided at various hotels and restaurants. Visitors only have to find a place they are most comfortable in to use the facilities to keep in touch with home. Internet services are also offered by hotels.

Postal Services: The Central Post Office located near Dharahara Tower, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday. The counters are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and provide stamps, postcards and aerograms. Post Restante is available from Sunday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Express Mail Service (EMS) is available at GPO and at Thamel, Basantapur and airport postal counters.