Dialing in Cairo

From Inside Egypt:

Landlines:

To dial any of the landline numbers listed on CairoBookStop from an Egyptian mobile phone or from a landline in another Egyptian city, first enter 02, then the number you see listed. For example, to reach Afaq (listed as 2795 3811), dial: 02 2795 3811.

To dial any of the landline numbers listed on CairoBookStop from a Cairo landline, just dial the number as written. For example, to reach Afaq (listed as 2795 3811), simply dial: 2795 3811.

Mobiles:

To dial any of the mobile numbers listed on CairoBookStop from an Egyptian mobile phone, just dial the number as written. For example, to reach Tanmia Bookstore (listed as: 010 0502 9128), simply dial: 010 0502 9128.

International Calls:

Landlines:

To dial any of the landline numbers listed on CairoBookStop from outside of Egypt, first enter your country’s access code to international numbers, then 20 2, then the number you see listed. For example, to reach Afaq (listed as 2795 3811) when calling from the US (access code 011), dial: 011 20 2 2795 3811.

Mobiles:

To dial any of the mobile numbers listed on CairoBookStop from outside of Egypt, first enter your country’s access code to international numbers, then 2, then the number you see listed. For example, to reach Tanmia Bookstore (listed as 010 0502 9128) when calling from the US (access code 011), dial: 011 20 10 0502 9128.

Egypt country code:+20 (the “+” refers to your international access code, depending on where you’re calling from)

Cairo city code: 2 (add 0 in front to indicate you’re calling from “outside” of Cairo, i.e., from a mobile)

When dialing mobile phones from abroad, you drop the first 0 of the mobile number and keep the 0 of the country code (02).