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I didn't realize any European countries used the 11# scheme for emergency numbers. I know I was initially surprised to find that South Korea did (119 for emergency, 114 for information, etc.), but the more I thought about it that method actually makes more sense from a phone number routing standpoint than the method used in the US. -Warp3
Can you elaborate? I'm secretly a huge fan of phone routing methods
I'll remember to ask the right questions when I hear a neighbor screaming for help!Wonder if there's a special number for rescuing cats from trees?
This is emergency, not anarchy!
This is a pizza emergency, not anarchy!
You have selected "regicide": http://vimeo.com/49730996
"If you know the name of the king or queen being murdered...press one!"Ah, the golden years...
The same happens in Spain. We have 112, like all EU countries, but sometimes it is better to use other numbers. 091 for the police in a city, 062 for military police (outside the city), and so on for fires, crimes, traffic, medical assistance, etc.