The phone code 238 at the beginning of the phone number +238 (subscriber’s phone) means that you are being called from Cape Verde or you are calling a subscriber registered in Cape Verde.
+238 — Cape Verde
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Telephone Code +238 — what country it is
The international phone code +238 officially belongs to Cape Verde, so all phone numbers that start with these numbers refer to this country.
It means that you must enter “238″ after the “+” sign to call to Cape Verde. Then the next digits of the phone number can be entered.
Whose country code is +238?
+238 is the beginning of a phone number which can belong to any subscriber who purchased a SIM card in Cape Verde. It does not mean that a subscriber is definitely there at the time of the call (since he or she can make a call in roaming), but there is such a possibility.