Area Code: none
Subscriber Number: 8 digits
Trunk Prefix: n/a
International Prefix: 001
Numbering range information
July 1997 China takeover
Hong Kong is now a territory by China as of July 1997. However, the separate
country code 852 remains in use for Hong Kong. There is no word yet whether
Hong Kong will be integrated into China's numbering plan under country
1 January 1995 - '2' Day
1 January 1995: Telephone numbers were changed from 7 to 8 digits in a
"2" day - the digit 2 was added before 7-digit numbers to make the new
8-digit number e.g. 9876543 became 29876543.
30 December 1989 - Area Codes eliminated
Area codes were eliminated in Hong Kong in favour of a 7-digit number format
used throughout the territory. (info courtesy Warren Kwok, OFTA).
From OFTA (Hong Kong telecom regulator), there is a page for
telephone numbering information.
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