880 Country Code – Bangladesh Phone Code

880 is the country calling code for Bangladesh.

Bangladesh is a country on the continent of Asia. The capital city of Bangladesh is Dhaka.

How to Call Bangladesh from the UK

To call a telephone number in Bangladesh 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 Bangladesh - 880.
  • Dial the number of the person/business, omitting the first zero if there is one.

Area Codes and Landlines

The following are the area telephone codes for some of Bangladesh’s most populous cities:

  • Barisal – 0431
  • Dhaka – 02
  • Chittagong – 031
  • Khulna – 041
  • Mymensingh – 091
  • Rajshahi – 0721
  • Rangpur – 0521
  • Sylhet – 0821

The 0 prefix is required when calling from Bangladesh to another part of the country or a Bangladeshi mobile phone.

Do not dial the 0 prefix or area code when dialling from a landline in the same area of Bangladesh.

When calling from outside Bangladesh, do not use the 0 prefix with the area code.

For example, to call a number in Dhaka 02XXXXXXXX from overseas:

  • Dial the international call prefix (00/+), the Bangladeshi country code (880), the area code (no 0), and the subscriber number e.g., 00-880-2XXXXXXXX or +880-2XXXXXXXX.
Bangladesh Country Code +880 00880
Bangladesh Country Code +880 00880

Time Difference

When making a telephone call to Bangladesh from the UK, please note there is a time difference between Bangladesh and the UK.

The time now in Bangladesh is . The date is .

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

The time difference between Bangladesh and UK (United Kingdom) is 6 hours.

Exchange Rate

The Bangladeshi taka (BDT) is the currency used in Bangladesh.

The current exchange rates between the Bangladeshi taka and the British pound (BDT to GBP, GBP to BDT) are:

  • 1 Bangladeshi taka (BDT) = 0.007 GBP
  • 1 British pound (GBP) = 138.811 BDT

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Bangladesh – Facts and Figures

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

  • 2018 - 161,356,039
  • 2017 - 159,670,593
  • 2016 - 157,970,840
  • 2015 - 156,256,276
  • 2014 - 154,520,167
  • 2013 - 152,764,676

Map of Bangladesh

The map below shows the location of Bangladesh.

Map showing location of Bangladesh
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