Useful telephones

Telephone Codes

8 (eight) is a very important number to remember, it is the long-distance prefix used to dial a number within an area code different from yours, when in Russia. So to dial a Moscow number, dial 8-495-555-5555

810 (eight one zero) is the International Dialing Code you use to make an overseas call from 'within' Russia.

7 (seven) is the International Telephone Country Code used to call or dial to Russia.

495 or 499 (four nine five or four nine nine) is the Area or City Code used to call or dial to Moscow.

812 (eight one two) is the Area or City Code used to dial to Saint-Petersburg.

Foreign Embassies in Russia

United States Embassy, Moscow: +7 495 668 1087.

British Embassy, Moscow: +7 495 956 7200.

Canadian Embassy, Moscow: +7 495 105 6000.

Australian Embassy, Moscow: +7 495 956 6070.

South African Embassy, Moscow: +7 495 540 1177.

Irish Embassy, Moscow: +7 495 937 5911.

New Zealand Embassy, Moscow: +7 495 956 3579.

Russia Emergency Numbers

Emergencies: 112