30 is the country code for Greece.
Athens is the capital city of Greece.
How to Call Greece from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
To call a telephone number in Greece from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for Greece - 30.
- Dial the subscriber number.
Landlines – City/Area Codes in Greece
Area codes in Greece are between 2 and 4 digits. The total length of a Greek landline number (including the area code) is 10 digits.
The only 2 digit area code is for the Athens Metropolitan Area (21). Athens Metropolitan Area consists of over 50 municipalities.
Area codes for a selection of cities/areas in Greece are listed below (region in brackets):
- Athens (Attica) – 21
- Thessaloniki (Central Macedonia) – 231
- Kallithea (Attica) – 21
- Piraeus (Attica) – 21
- Patras (Western Greece) – 261
- Peristeri (Attica) – 21
- Heraklion (Crete) – 281
- Larissa (Thessaly) – 241
- Nikaia (Attica) – 21
- Kalamaria (Central Macedonia) – 231
- Zografou (Attica) – 21
- Egaleo (Attica) – 21
- Ilio (Attica) – 21
- Volos (Thessaly) – 2421
- Ilioupoli (Attica) – 21
All 10 digits of a Greek phone number are dialled when making a domestic call in Greece, even if calling from within the same area.
To call a Greek landline from overseas, dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for the Greece (30), then the subscriber number with area code e.g. for a number in Athens 00-30-21XXXXXXXX or +30-21XXXXXXXX.
Mobile Telephone Numbers in Greece
Mobile phone numbers in Greece begin with 6 and are 10 digits long.
To call a Greek mobile number from Greece, dial the full 10 digit number e.g. 6XXXXXXXXX.
To call a mobile phone number in the Greece from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Greece country code (30), and then the subscriber number e.g. 00-30-6XXXXXXXXX or +30-6XXXXXXXXX.
When making a telephone call to Greece from the United Arab Emirates, please be aware of the time difference between the UAE and Greece.
The time now in Greece is . The date is .
The time right now in the United Arab Emirates is . The date is .
The time difference between Greece and UAE is 2 hours.
The currency used in Greece is the European euro (EUR).
Current exchange rates between the European euro and the UAE dirham (EUR to AED, AED to EUR) are:
- 1 European euro (EUR) = 4.16 AED
- 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 0.24 EUR
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
Greece is a country in Western Europe. It borders Albania, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Turkey.
Greece is made up of more than 2,000 islands, but less than 200 are inhabited.
The capital is Athens. Attica, the region around the capital, is home to around one third of the country’s population.
The official language is Greek. Most of the population identify as Christians (Greek Orthodox Church).
Tourism and shipping are major components of the Greek economy.
According to data from the World Bank, the population of Greece in recent years is:
- 2018 - 10,731,726
- 2017 - 10,754,679
- 2016 - 10,775,971
- 2015 - 10,820,883
- 2014 - 10,892,413
- 2013 - 10,965,211
- 2012 - 11,045,011
- 2011 - 11,104,899
- 2010 - 11,121,341
- 2009 - 11,107,017
- 2008 - 11,077,841
- 2007 - 11,048,473
- 2006 - 11,020,362
- 2005 - 10,987,314
- 2004 - 10,955,141
- 2003 - 10,928,070
- 2002 - 10,902,022
- 2001 - 10,862,132
- 2000 - 10,805,808
- 1999 - 10,761,698
- 1998 - 10,720,509
Greece can be seen on the map below.