Area Code 653 / +371653
Area Code 653 / +371653 (Latvia)
The prefix 653 is the area code for Preiļi. And Preiļi is located in Latvia. If you are outside United States of America and you want to call a person in Preiļi, in addition to the area code, you need the country code for the country you wish to call. The country code for United States of America is +371, so if you are in United States of America and you want to call a person in Preiļi, you have to prefix that person’s phone number with +371 653.
The zero in front of the area code is omitted in this case.
The plus sign at the beginning of the phone number can usually be used in this format. However, it’s more common to replace the plus sign with a sequence of numbers that alerts the telephone network that you want to dial a telephone number in another country. The ITU recommends using 00, which is also used in many countries, including all European countries.
In United States of America, 011 is used instead of 00.
As an alternative to +371 653, which you have to place in front of the telephone number of a person in Preiļi in order to call them from United States of America, you can also use 011371 653.
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