1. Numeric telephone coding commonly associated with geographical location usually consisting of three digits for the United States. Typically only necessary for long distance and international calls, and when calling from some mobile phones.
2. Same as above, except tattooed or self printed on one's clothing, on the off chance that that you might meet someone out of town who might have memorized the national area code listings and go "huh... how 'bout that?"
1. The area code for the greater Tucson, Arizona area is 520.
2. The area code for New York City, "212" is glue gunned on the back of my hoodie. Represent!