91 Country Code – India Phone Code

91 is the country calling code for India.

India is a country on the continent of Asia. The capital city of India is New Delhi.

How to Call India from the UK

To call a telephone number in India 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 India - 91.
  • Dial the number of the person/business, omitting the first zero if there is one.

Area Codes and Landlines

In India, telephone numbers are ten digits long (area code + subscriber number).

The main cities have two-digit area codes. Area codes in smaller cities and major towns are three digits long.

The following are the area codes for several Indian cities:

  • Ahmedabad – 79
  • Bangalore – 80
  • Chennai – 44
  • Delhi – 11
  • Hyderabad – 40
  • Jaipur – 141
  • Kolkata -33
  • Mumbai – 22
  • Pune – 20
  • Surat – 261

When contacting a landline number from another part of India or from a mobile phone in India, the area code is preceded by a 0 prefix.

When calling from a landline in the same location, do not use the 0 prefix or area code.

When calling from another country, do not use the 0 prefix with the area code.

For example, to call a number in Mumbai XXXXXXXX from the UK or overseas:

  • Dial the international call prefix (00/+), India’s country code (91), the area code without the 0 and finally the subscriber number, e.g., 00-91-22-XXXXXXXX or +91-22-XXXXXXXX.
India Country Code +91 0091
India Country Code +91 0091

Time Difference

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

The time now in India is . The date is .

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

The time difference between India and UK (United Kingdom) is 4.5 hours.

Exchange Rate

The Indian rupee (INR) is the currency used in India.

The current exchange rates between the Indian rupee and the British pound (INR to GBP, GBP to INR) are:

  • 1 Indian rupee (INR) = 0.01 GBP
  • 1 British pound (GBP) = 96.642 INR

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

India – Facts and Figures

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

  • 2018 - 1,352,617,328
  • 2017 - 1,338,658,835
  • 2016 - 1,324,509,589
  • 2015 - 1,310,152,403
  • 2014 - 1,295,604,184
  • 2013 - 1,280,846,129

Map of India

The map below shows the location of India.

Map showing location of India
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