So 01312 should actually be written 0131 2, although it makes no difference when dialling the number. For more information on 0131 numbers, see the page for the 0131 area code
The 0131 area code covers Edinburgh and the surrounding area.
Please note that an 0131 number does not necessarily come from this location, although the majority do.
People or businesses based outside of this geographical location may still register 0131 numbers.
This is often done to give the impression of having a local presence.
Have you been called by a number beginning 0131?
To get more information on a full number beginning 0131, click here.
Phone numbers beginning 0131 are geographic numbers.
When calling from a land line, calls to 0131 numbers can cost up to 10p per minute, dependent on the
time of day, and there is usually also a call set-up fee.
When calling from mobile phones, calls to these numbers cost between 10p and 40p per minute.
Most land line operators offer inclusive call packages which allow calls free at certain times of the day, or at all times, and most mobile companies include free any-time minutes in the monthly contract payment, or a bundle of minutes for a reduced cost in the form of a top-up credit.
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