028 44 268 Dialing Code

Downpatrick

Dialing Code 028 44 268 is part of Area Code 028, which covers Northern Ireland and the surrounding area.

Area Code 028 is split between a number of different locations and the dialing code 028 44 is allocated to Downpatrick.

The majority of numbers in the 028 Area Code belong to normal landlines in Northern Ireland, but it is possible that these numbers are being used elsewhere as virtual numbers.

There are multiple telephone companies operating in the 028 Area Code and they are allocated blocks of numbers, which can be identified by the digits following the Area Code. In this case, the digits 268 after the area code indicate that the range of numbers was originally allocated to Belgacom International Carrier Services SA on 16 September 2021, although due to number portability, individual numbers within this range may now be allocated to other operators.

028 area code information

Area Code: 028
Location: Northern Ireland
Sub Area Code: 028 44
Sub Location: Downpatrick
Dialing Code: 028 44 268
Provider: Belgacom International Carrier Services SA
Date range allocated: 16 September 2021
Call Costs: Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls: No
Local number length: 8
Number format: 028 4426 8###
International number format: +44 28 4426 8###
Last code change: April 2000 from various local dialing codes.