852 Country Code – Hong Kong Phone Code

852 is the country calling code for Hong Kong.

Hong Kong is a country on the continent of Asia. The capital city of Hong Kong is Hong Kong.

How to Call Hong Kong from the UK

To call a telephone number in Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong - 852.
  • Dial the number of the person/business.

Area Codes and Landlines

Area codes are not used in Hong Kong. They were abolished in 1989.

Landlines normally have an 8-digit number that starts with 2 or 3.

To call a number in Hong Kong (2XXXXXXX) from the UK or overseas

  • Dial the international call prefix (00/+), followed by the Hong Kong country code (852), and finally the subscriber number, e.g., 00-852-2XXXXXXX or +852-2XXXXXXX.

Mobile Telephone Numbers in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, mobile phone numbers begin with 5, 6, 7, or 9. They have a total of eight digits.

To call a mobile phone number in Hong Kong from the UK or overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Hong Kong country code (852), and then the subscriber number, e.g., 00-852-XXXXXXXX or +852-XXXXXXXX.

Hong Kong Country Code +852 00852
Hong Kong Country Code +852 00852

Time Difference

When calling Hong Kong from the UK, please note the time difference between the United Kingdom and Hong Kong.

The local time in Hong Kong is now . The date is .

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

The time difference between Hong Kong and UK (United Kingdom) is 7 hours.

Exchange Rate

The currency used in Hong Kong is the Hong Kong dollar (HKD).

The current exchange rates between the Hong Kong dollar and the British pound (HKD to GBP, GBP to HKD) are:

  • 1 Hong Kong dollar (HKD) = 0.101 GBP
  • 1 British pound (GBP) = 9.876 HKD

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Hong Kong – Facts and Figures

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

  • 2018 - 7,451,000
  • 2017 - 7,391,700
  • 2016 - 7,336,600
  • 2015 - 7,291,300
  • 2014 - 7,229,500
  • 2013 - 7,178,900

Map of Hong Kong

The location of Hong Kong is shown on the map below.

Map showing location of Hong Kong