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How to find telephone directories in other countries?

It is important to know the local resources for finding goods and services no matter where you are.

Generally, the White Pages helps locate people
and the Yellow Pages provide a directory of businesses.

Australia

White Pages

It is located at: http://www.whitepages.com.au/.

Yellow Pages

It is located at: http://www.yellowpages.com.au/.

Austria

White Pages

Available in German and English. It is located at: http://www.herold.at/en/telefonbuch/.

Brazil

White & Yellow Pages

Telephone directory for people and businesses in all of Brazil. Search by name or business classification. The site is in Portuguese so enter names in Nome, select a state in Estado and press search - Buscar. It is located at: http://www.telelistas.net/.

Canada

White Pages

It is located at: http://www.whitepages.ca/.

Yellow Pages

Offers the option to search in French or English. It is located at: http://www.yellowpages.ca/.

China

Yellow Pages

In Chinese. Hong Kong and Macau still have separate telephone country codes. It is located at: http://www.onlinedown.net/soft/19259.htm.

Denmark

White Pages

The site is in Danish. Enter surname in Navn, press Sog. It is located at: http://www.degulesider.dk/navne.html?hitsPerPage=10&.

Yellow Pages

It is located at: http://www.gulex.dk/.

Finland

White Pages

In Finland. Enter company name in Hakusanu. It is located at: http://www.keltaisetsivut.fi/.

France

White & Yellow Pages

Only available in French. Enter last name in Nom, and optionally first name in Prenom. Then enter some geographic area, such as the city, department or region (click on the question mark for a list of regions), and press trouver to search. For businesses, click on the les professionels tabs. For reverse search (search by number) click on the "A qui donc il est ce Numero" tab and enter the ten digit number. It is located at: http://www.pagesjaunes.fr/pagesblanches/RecherchePagesBlanches.do.

Germany

White Pages

The German White Pages (Das Telefonbuch) offers an option to search in several different languages. It is located at: http://www.dastelefonbuch.de/.

Yellow Pages

The German Yellow Pages (Gelbe Seiten) are only available in German. It is located at: http://www.gelbeseiten.de/yp/quick.yp. To search, type what you are looking for in the Was/Wen box and type the place name or the postcode in the Wo box.

Ireland

White & Yellow Pages

It is located at: http://www.goldenpages.ie/.

Italy

White Pages

Available in multiple languages. It is located at: http://www.paginebianche.it/index_en.html.

Yellow Pages

Available in multiple languages. It is located at: http://www.paginegialle.it/index_ing.html.

Mexico

Yellow Pages

The white pages from the major provider, Telmex, can only be used by their own customers. The Spanish directory, Seccion Amarilla, is a helpful substitute. It is located at: http://www.seccionamarilla.com/.

Middle East

Yellow Pages

Providing information for middle Eastern countries in English. It is located at: http://www.ameinfo.com/search/.

Netherlands

White & Yellow Pages

Available in Dutch and English. It is located at: http://en.detelefoongids.nl/?locale=en_NL&newSession=true.

New Zealand

White Pages

It is located at: http://yellow.co.nz/whitepages/.

Yellow Pages

It is located at: http://yellow.co.nz/index.jsp.

Norway

White Pages

Site is in Norwegian. It is located at: http://www.gulesider.no/.

South Africa

White & Yellow Pages

It is located at: http://phonebook.yellowpages.co.za/index.jsp.

Sweden

White Pages

Site is in Swedish. It is located at: http://gulasidorna.eniro.se/.

United Kingdom

White Pages

It is located at: http://www.ukphonebook.com/.

Yellow Pages

It is located at: http://www.yell.com/home.html.

USA

White Pages

It is located at: http://www.whitepages.com/.

Yellow Pages

It is located at: http://www.yellowpages.com/.


 [12-05-2011]
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