Area Codes for Coimbatore and Nearby Locations

The area code used in the Coimbatore metropolitan area is: 422. Area codes for other locations near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu are shown below.

In India, area codes are often called STD codes -- STD stands for 'subscriber trunk dialing'. To make things more confusing, they are also called SDCA codes. SDCA stands for 'short distance charging area'. So this means that in India:

area code = STD code = SDCA code

Coimbatore STD / area code

In India, area codes / STD codes are used somewhat differently than in other parts of the world in the sense that the physical area and/or population that they cover is often quite small. There is an historical reason for this that relates to an early technology limitation that now no longer exists.

Nevertheless, this old area code numbering scheme has stuck and as a result, India has hundreds and hundreds of STD codes -- many, many more than most countries.

Another somewhat unusual thing is that area codes / STD codes are used only for landline phone numbers in India. Mobile phone numbers in India do not utilize area codes. Instead, the mobile prefixes '9x' and '8x' are used for all mobile numbers regardless of where the subscriber is based.

This means that the listed Coimbatore area codes are only applicable to India landline phone numbers.

To make an inbound international call (or domestic long distance call) to a Coimbatore landline phone, you need to dial a 3-digit area code, along with a 7-digit local subscriber number - 10-digits total.

If you are calling a Coimbatore mobile phone number, you should not use this area code. Click here for further details on dialing a Coimbatore mobile phone number - and for information on how to tell a landline number from a mobile number.

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STD Codes / Area Codes for the Coimbatore, India Area

Coimbatore is located in the Tamil Nadu telecom circle. The following table lists the STD codes for all locations in the TN telecom circle. more on India telecom circles >>>>

In the table, 'LDCA' and 'SDCA' refer to 'long distance charging area' and 'short distance charging area', respectively. Generally speaking, SDCAs correspond roughly to towns. LDCAs are larger and correspond roughly to counties or districts. LDCAs contain multiple SDCAs.

STD Codes for Coimbatore and Other Locations
in the Tamil Nadu Telecom Circle

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LDCAsort iconSDCASTD Code
Chengalpattu (Kancheepuram) Chengalpattu 4114
Chengalpattu (Kancheepuram) Kancheepuram 4112
Chengalpattu (Kancheepuram) Madurantagam 4115
Chengalpattu (Kancheepuram) Ponneri 4119
Chengalpattu (Kancheepuram) Sriperumpudur 4111
Chengalpattu (Kancheepuram) Tiruttani 4118
Chengalpattu (Kancheepuram) Tiruvellore 4116
Chennai Chennai 44
Coimbatore Anamalai 4253
Coimbatore Avanashi 4296
Coimbatore Coimbatore 422
Coimbatore Mettupalayam 4254
Coimbatore Palladum 4255
Coimbatore Pollachi 4259
Coimbatore Tirupur 421
Coimbatore Udumalpet 4252
Cuddalore Arakandanallur 4153
Cuddalore Chidambaram 4144
Cuddalore Cuddalore 4142
Cuddalore Gingee 4145
Cuddalore Kallkurichi 4151
Cuddalore Tindivanam 4147
Cuddalore Ulundurpet 4149
Cuddalore Villupuram 4146
Cuddalore Virudhachalam 4143
Dharmapuri Denkanikoitah 4347
Dharmapuri Dharmapuri 4342
Dharmapuri Harur 4346
Dharmapuri Hosur 4344
Dharmapuri Krishnagiri 4343
Dharmapuri Palacode 4348
Dharmapuri Uthangarai 4341
Erode Bhavani 4256
Erode Dharampuram 4258
Erode Erode 424
Erode Gobichettipalayam 4285
Erode Kangayam 4257
Erode Kodumudi 4204
Erode Mulanur 4202
Erode Perundurai 4294
Erode Sathiyamangalam 4295
Karaikudi Devakottai 4561
Karaikudi Karaikudi 4565
Karaikudi Manamadurai 4574
Karaikudi Mudukulathur 4576
Karaikudi Paramakudi 4564
Karaikudi Ramanathpuram 4567
Karaikudi Rameshwaram 4573
Karaikudi Sivaganga 4575
Karaikudi Tirupathur 4577
Madurai Batlagundu 4543
Madurai Cumbum 4554
Madurai Dindigul 451
Madurai Kodaikanal 4542
Madurai Madurai 452
Madurai Natham 4544
Madurai Oddanchatram 4553
Madurai Palani 4545
Madurai Theni 4546
Madurai Thirumanglam 4549
Madurai Usiliampatti 4552
Madurai Vedasandur 4551
Nagarcoil Kuzhithurai 4651
Nagarcoil Nagercoil 4652
Ooty Gudalur 4262
Ooty Kotagiri 4266
Ooty Ootacamund 423
Pondichery Pondicherry 413
Salem Attur 4282
Salem Metturdam 4298
Salem Namakkal 4286
Salem Omalur 4290
Salem Rasipuram 4287
Salem Salem 427
Salem Sankagiri 4283
Salem Tiruchengode 4288
Salem Valapady 4292
Salem Velur 4268
Salem Yercaud 4281
Thanjavur Karaikal 4368
Thanjavur Kumbakonam 435
Thanjavur Mannargudi 4367
Thanjavur Mayiladuthurai 4364
Thanjavur Nagapattinam 4365
Thanjavur Orathanad 4372
Thanjavur Papanasam 4374
Thanjavur Pattukottai 4373
Thanjavur Thanjavur 4362
Thanjavur Thiruraipoondi 4369
Thanjavur Tiruvarur 4366
Tirunelvelli Ambasamudram 4634
Tirunelvelli Nanguneri 4635
Tirunelvelli SankaranKoil 4636
Tirunelvelli Tenkasi 4633
Tirunelvelli Tirunelvelli 462
Tirunelvelli Valliyoor 4637
Trichy Arantangi 4371
Trichy Aravakurichi 4320
Trichy Ariyalur 4329
Trichy Jayamkondan 4331
Trichy Karur 4324
Trichy Keeranur 4339
Trichy Kulithalai 4323
Trichy Manaparai 4332
Trichy Musiri 4326
Trichy Perambalur 4328
Trichy Ponnamaravathi 4333
Trichy Pudukkottai 4322
Trichy Thuraiyure 4327
Trichy Trichy 431
Tuticorin Kovilpatti 4632
Tuticorin Srivaikundam 4630
Tuticorin Tiruchendur 4639
Tuticorin Tuticorin 461
Tuticorin Vilathikulam 4638
Vellore Arkonam 4177
Vellore Arni 4173
Vellore Chengam 4188
Vellore Gudiyatham 4171
Vellore Polur 4181
Vellore Ranipet 4172
Vellore Tirupattur 4179
Vellore Tiruvannamalai 4175
Vellore Tiruvettipuram 4182
Vellore Vaniyambadi 4174
Vellore Vellore 416
Vellore Wandiwash 4183
Virudhunagar Aruppukottai 4566
Virudhunagar Rajapalayam 4563
Virudhunagar Virudhunagar 4562

Phone Number Formatting Guidelines

For dialing purposes, please take note of the following:

  • For areas with 2-digit STD codes: Subscriber numbers for areas with 2-digit area codes are 8-digits long (10-digits total).
  • For areas with 3-digit STD codes: Subscriber numbers for areas with a 3-digit area codes are 7-digits long (10-digits total).
  • For areas with 4-digit STD codes: Subscriber numbers for areas with 4-digit area codes are 6-digits long (10-digits total).

In all cases, these numbering rules allow the final complete phone number to conform to the required 10-digit telephone number format that is standard throughout India for landline phones.

Mobile phones are also currently 10-digits long, but STD codes do not apply to them.

Please check India's official National Numbering Plan (large pdf) for a complete list of India area codes / SDCA codes.

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In some cases, area codes may be referred to as city codes. However, a 'city code' more correctly refers to the codes used for airports and other geographic designations under the UN's UN/LOCODE system and/or the IATA airport coding system. The city code for Coimbatore is CJB.

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