49 Country Code – Germany Phone Code

49 is the country calling code for Germany.

Germany is a country on the continent of Europe. The capital city of Germany is Berlin.

How to Call Germany from the UK

To call a telephone number in Germany 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 Germany - 49.
  • Dial the number of the person/business, omitting the first zero if there is one.

Area Codes and Landlines

Listed below are the area codes for some of Germany’s most populous cities:

  • Berlin – 030
  • Cologne – 0221, 02203
  • Dortmund – 0231
  • Dusseldorf – 0211
  • Essen – 0201, 02054
  • Frankfurt – 069, 06101, 06109
  • Hamburg – 040
  • Leipzig – 0341
  • Munich – 089
  • Stuttgart – 0711

When dialling a landline number from another part of Germany or from a German mobile phone, the 0 prefix is used with the area code.

Do not use the area code 0 when calling from a landline phone in the same city or region as the recipient in Germany.

When dialling the number from another country, do not use the 0 prefix of the area code.

For example, to call a number in Berlin XXXXXXXXX from the UK or overseas:

  • To reach the subscriber, dial the international access code (00/+), the German country code (49), the local area code (without the 0), and the subscriber’s phone number, e.g., 00-49-30-XXXXXXXXX or +49-30-XXXXXXXXX.
Germany Country Code +49 0049
Germany Country Code +49 0049

Time Difference

When telephoning Germany from the UK, please note the time difference between the United Kingdom and Germany.

The local time in Germany is now . The date is .

The local time in the UK is now . The date is .

The time difference between Germany and UK (United Kingdom) is 1 hour.

Exchange Rate

The currency used in Germany 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 .

Germany – Facts and Figures

According to data from the World Bank, the population of Germany in recent years is:

  • 2018 - 82,905,782
  • 2017 - 82,657,002
  • 2016 - 82,348,669
  • 2015 - 81,686,611
  • 2014 - 80,982,500
  • 2013 - 80,645,605

Map of Germany

The location of Germany is shown on the map below.

Map showing location of Germany
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