Telephone: International dialing from the U.S. is 011 followed by the German country code 49 and the area code (minus the first zero).
Useful phone numbers
The Component has both military and commercial telephone lines. The commercial number for the Component switchboard is 63-0, and base extensions are 63-followed by the on-base extension. The area code for Geilenkirchen is 02451. From outside Germany, dial the country code for Germany (normally +49) and drop the initial “0” from the area code.
For example, a call to the German NSU from outside Germany would be: +49-2451-63-2132.