31 is the country calling code for Netherlands.
Netherlands is a country on the continent of Europe. The capital city of Netherlands is Amsterdam.
How to Call Netherlands from the UK
To call a telephone number in Netherlands from the UK:
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from the UK this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for Netherlands - 31.
- Dial the number of the person/business, omitting the first zero if there is one.
Area Codes and Landlines
In the Netherlands, landline numbers are 9 digits long. The area codes are the first two or three digits, and the subscriber number is the remaining digits.
The following are the area codes for the Netherlands’ major cities:
- Almere – 36
- Amsterdam – 20
- Breda – 76
- Groningen – 50
- Nijmegen – 24
- Rotterdam – 10
- The Hague – 70
- Tilburg – 13
- Utrecht – 30
When dialling a landline number from a different location inside the Netherlands or from a Netherlands mobile, a 0 prefix is used before the area code.
When calling from a landline in the same location, do not use the 0 prefix or area code.
When phoning from abroad, do not use the 0 prefix with the area code.
For example, to call a number in Amsterdam XXXXXXX from the UK or overseas:
- Dial the international call prefix (00/+), the Dutch country code (31), the area code (without the 0), and finally the subscriber number, e.g., 00-31-20-XXXXXXX or +31-20-XXXXXXX.
When telephoning the Netherlands from the UK, please note the time difference between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.
The local time in the Netherlands is now . The date is .
The local time in the UK is now . The date is .
The time difference between Netherlands and UK (United Kingdom) is 1 hour.
The currency used in the Netherlands is the euro (EUR).
The current exchange rates between the euro and the British pound (EUR to GBP, GBP to EUR) are:
- 1 euro (EUR) = 0.845 GBP
- 1 British pound (GBP) = 1.184 EUR
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
The Netherlands – Facts and Figures
According to data from the World Bank, the population of the Netherlands in recent years is:
- 2018 - 17,231,624
- 2017 - 17,131,296
- 2016 - 17,030,314
- 2015 - 16,939,923
- 2014 - 16,865,008
- 2013 - 16,804,432
Map of the Netherlands
The location of the Netherlands is shown on the map below.