Botswana Emergency Service Numbers (Toll Free)
Ambulance Service 997
The Police 999
Fire Brigade 998
Medical Rescue 911
*Medical Air Rescue 390 1601 charged at standard local rate
Botswana area dialing codes, mobile phone numbers excluded.
I was recently filling a form when I was asked for my mobile phone telephone area code, which we don’t have in Botswana. That gave me the idea to publish a list of area codes for landline numbers, in case some people aren’t aware of them. The area codes are embedded within the number, so some people don’t even realise they do exist. Because let’s face it, landlines are a dying breed, as most people now prefer to use mobile phones over landlines. I think they are handy when you’re calling from outside or if you miss a call and don’t know where it came from.
If you’re calling from outside Botswana, you’ll need to dial Botswana’s area code +267 first, then the area code followed by the rest of the number.
Outer Gaborone 31