Map of the 01470 STD dialling Area Code
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The 01470 Area Code ( Dialling Code)

The 01470 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01470 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the area code is (01470) [x][x][x][x][x][x].

Where is the 01470 Area Code?

The 01470 dialling code is situated in the county of Ross and Cromarty in the Scotland Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01470 dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01470 dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 01470 dialling code.

Phoning the 01470 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (1470).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441470
Europe00441470
Australia0011441470

Origins of the 01470 Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was .

the historic mnemonic code for the 01470 area was IS0. The first two characters are taken from the letters I and S in Island of Sky. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 4, 7 and 0.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the Isle of Skye - Edinbane area code
An old rotary dial for the Isle of Skye - Edinbane area code.
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Map of the 01470 dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01470 phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01470 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the Isle of Skye - Edinbane area code
Map of the Isle of Skye - Edinbane area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the 01470 dialling Code

Known Telephone Exchanges within the 01470 dialling Code

DUNTULM UAX (NSDTU)
DUNVEGAN UAX (NSDVG)
EDINBANE UAX (NSEDI)
GLENDALE UAX (2) (NSGDL)
SKEABOST BRIDGE UAX (NSSKB)
STAFFIN UAX (NSSTA)
STRUAN UAX (NSSUN)
UIG UAX (NSUIG)
WATERNISH ATE (NSWNS)