+40 Country Code – Romania Phone Code

40 is the country calling code for Romania.

Romania is a country on the continent of Europe. The capital city of Romania is Bucharest.

How to Call Romania from the UK

To call a telephone number in Romania 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 Romania - 40.
  • Dial the number of the person/business, omitting the first zero if there is one.

Mobile Phone Numbers

Romanian mobile phone numbers are 10 digits long and begin with 07.

Do not dial the 0 prefix when calling a mobile phone in Romania from overseas.

To call a Romanian mobile phone number from the UK or another country, dial the international access code (00/+), the Romania country code 40, and then the customer number without the 0 prefix, e.g. 00-40-7XXXXXXXX or +40-7XXXXXXXX.

Area Codes and Landlines

In Romania, landline phone numbers are 10 digits long (excluding any 0 prefix).

The customer’s geographic area is indicated by the first digits of the number.

For example, in the Romanian number 021XXXXXXX, 021 indicates the subscriber is in Bucharest (numbers in Bucharest can also start with 031).

Area codes for the largest cities are:

  • Bucharest – 021/031
  • Cluj-Napoca – 0264/0364
  • Timisoara – 0256/0356
  • Iasi – 0232/0342
  • Constanta – 0241/0341

When calling Romania from another country, do not include the leading 0 in the dialling sequence.

To call a number in Romania from the UK, dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Romania (40), then the customer number omitting any leading 0, i.e., for 021XXXXXXX dial 00-40-21XXXXXXX or +40-21XXXXXXX.

Romania Country Code +40 0040
Romania Country Code +40 0040

Landline Usage

Data from the World Bank shows that in 2022 there were 11.30 landline telephone subscribers for every 100 people living in Romania.

In 2008 there were 23.06 fixed-line telephone subscriptions for every 100 people living in Romania.

The table below shows how fixed-line phone subscription statistics have changed in recent years.

YearLandline Telephone Subscriptions (per 100 People) in Romania
202211.30
202113.48
202015.56
201917.31
201818.67
201719.75
201620.76
201521.45
201422.80
201323.52
201223.09
201123.15
201022.13
200923.11
200823.06

Mobile Phone Usage

According to the World Bank, there were 118.11 mobile phone subscribers per 100 people in 2022.

Mobile telephone subscription statistics by year for Romania are shown in the table below.

YearMobile Phone Subscriptions (per 100 People) in Romania
2022118.11
2021118.63
2020116.18
2019116.12
2018115.44
2017113.71
2016115.67
2015116.15
2014114.62
2013114.17
2012113.42
2011115.82
2010119.79
2009122.64
2008118.80

Internet Usage

According to statistics from the World Bank, in 2022 85.50 per cent of the population of Romania used the internet.

In 2008, only 32.42 per cent of the population were active internet users.

Internet usage statistics in recent years are shown in the table below.

YearIndividuals Using the Internet in Romania (% of Population)
202285.50
202183.59
202078.46
201973.66
201870.68
201763.75
201659.50
201555.76
201454.08
201349.76
201245.88
201140.01
201039.93
200936.60
200832.42

Time Difference

When calling Romania from the UK, please note there is a time difference between Romania and the UK.

The time right now in Romania is . The date is .

The current time in the UK is . The date is .

The time difference between Romania and UK (United Kingdom) is 2 hours.

Exchange Rate

The currency used in Romania is the Romanian leu (RON).

The current exchange rates between the Romanian leu and the British pound (RON to GBP, GBP to RON) are:

  • 1 Romanian leu (RON) = 0.17 GBP
  • 1 British pound (GBP) = 5.889 RON

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Romania – Facts and Figures

Romania is a country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova.

The geography of Romania is varied, with the Carpathian Mountains in the north, the Danube River flowing through the centre of the country, and the Black Sea coastline in the east.

Romania’s climate is temperate, with cold winters and hot summers.

The capital and largest city is Bucharest.

The official language of Romania is Romanian, and the currency is the Romanian leu.

The majority of the population is of Romanian ethnicity, with smaller minorities of Hungarians and Roma. The majority of the population belongs to the Romanian Orthodox Church.

Romania is a member of the European Union and NATO.

Useful information about Romania:

  • Two-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2): RO
  • Three-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-3): ROU
  • Region: Europe
  • Sub-region: Eastern Europe
  • Capital: Bucharest
  • Area: 238,391 square km
  • Language(s): Romanian
  • Borders: Bulgaria, Hungary, Moldova, Republic of, Serbia, Ukraine

Data from the World Bank shows that in 2022 the population of Romania was 19,047,009.

The table below shows how the total population has changed in recent years.

YearTotal Population of Romania
202219,047,009
202119,122,059
202019,265,250
201919,371,648
201819,473,970
201719,588,715
201619,702,267
201519,815,616
201419,908,979
201319,983,693
201220,058,035
201120,147,528
201020,246,871
200920,367,487
200820,537,875

Map of Romania

The location of Romania is shown on the map below.

Map showing location of Romania