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Number Format

Area Code:            none
Subscriber Number:    7 digits (formerly 6 digits)
Trunk Prefix:         n/a
International Prefix: 00

Numbering range information

October 2006 - new mobile number ranges

Cabo Verde Telecom introduced +238 91xxxxx as a new mobile number range, in addition to the January 2005 number ranges.

Source: CVT announcement (26 October 2006, via ITU).

January 2005 - new mobile number ranges

+238 98xxxxx, +238 99xxxxx were introduced as new mobile number ranges.

Source: CVT announcement (17 January 2005, via ITU).

3 July 2004 - expansion to national 7-digit numbers

Cape Verde's existing 6-digit numbering expanded to 7-digit numbers on 3 July 2004. There was no indication whether a permissive period would apply for attempts to call 6-digit numbers after the change.

'2' was prepended to existing 6-digit fixed/wireline subscriber numbers.

'9' was prepended to existing 6-digit wireless/cellular subscriber numbers.

Source: Cabo Verde Telecom (13 May 2004, via ITU).

Other information

Carrier CVTelecom, has limited telecom information (in Portuguese).

(With information courtesy Ken Westmoreland)


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