Barbados Country Code +1-246

Country calling code +1-246

Alpha-2 Code BB

Alpha-3 Code BRB

About Barbados

Barbados (/bɑːrˈbeɪdɒs/ (About this soundlisten) or /-doʊs/) is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of North America. It is 34 kilometres (21 miles) in length and up to 23 km (14 mi) in width, covering an area of 432 km2 (167 sq mi). It is situated in the western area of the North Atlantic and 100 km (62 mi) east of the Windward Islands and the Caribbean Sea; therein, Barbados is east of the Windwards, part of the Lesser Antilles, roughly at 13°N of the equator. It is about 168 km (104 mi) east of both the countries of Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and 180 km (110 mi) south-east of Martinique and 400 km (250 mi) north-east of Trinidad and Tobago. Barbados is outside the principal Atlantic hurricane belt. Its capital and largest city is Bridgetown...

Barbados Statistics

  • LAT/LONG: 13°11'0"N / 59°32'4"W
  • CAPITAL: Bridgetown
  • POPULATION: 287,272
  • AREA: 430 Km2
  • GDP: $4,673,500,000
  • TELEPHONES: 144,000
  • INTERNET USERS: 188,000

How to Call Barbados from the US (or Canada)

Trying to call Barbados from the U.S. (or Canada)? These simple dialing directions will help you:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. (or Canada) exit code.
  • Next dial 1-246, the country code for Barbados.
  • Then dial the area code (1–3 digits — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • and finally the phone number (5–7 digits).

Travel in Barbados

  • LANGUAGES: English (official), Bajan (English-based creole language, widely spoken in informal settings)
  • CURRENCY: Dollar (BBD)

    Type A North American/Japanese 2-blade

    • Mainly used in the USA, Canada, Mexico & Japan
    • 2 pins
    • Not grounded
    • 15 A
    • Almost always 100 – 127 V
    • Socket compatible with plug type A

    Type B American 3-pin

    • Mainly used in the USA, Canada, Mexico & Japan
    • 3 pins
    • Grounded
    • 15 A
    • Almost always 100 – 127 V
    • Socket compatible with plug types A & B

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