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.
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.
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.
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) = 0.171 GBP
- 1 British pound (GBP) = 5.858 RON
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
Romania – Facts and Figures
According to data from the World Bank, the population of Romania in recent years is:
- 2018 - 19,466,145
- 2017 - 19,587,491
- 2016 - 19,702,468
- 2015 - 19,815,616
- 2014 - 19,908,979
- 2013 - 19,983,693
Map of Romania
The location of Romania is shown on the map below.