86 is the country calling code for China.
China is a country on the continent of Asia. The capital city of China is Beijing.
How to Call China from the UK
To call a telephone number in China 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 China - 86.
- Dial the number of the person/business, omitting the first zero if there is one.
When making a telephone call to China from the UK, please note there is a time difference between China and the UK.
The time now in China is . The date is .
The time now in the UK is . The date is .
The time difference between China and UK (United Kingdom) is 7 hours.
The Chinese yuan (CNY) is the currency used in China.
The current exchange rates between the Chinese yuan and the British pound (CNY to GBP, GBP to CNY) are:
- 1 Chinese yuan (CNY) = 0.116 GBP
- 1 British pound (GBP) = 8.638 CNY
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
Map of China
The map below shows the location of China.