86 Country Code – China – 0086

86 is the country code for China.

Beijing is the capital city of China.

How to Call China from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

To call a telephone number in China 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 China - 86.
  • Dial the subscriber number, omitting the first zero if there is one.

Landlines – City/Area Codes in China

Landline numbers in China consist of an area code followed by an 8 digit number.

Area codes for the biggest cities are 2 digits long. Smaller cities and large towns have area codes 3 digits in length.

Area codes for a selection of cities in China are listed below:

  • Beijing – 10
  • Changsha – 731
  • Chengdu – 28
  • Chongqing – 23
  • Dalian – 411
  • Dongguan – 769
  • Foshan -757
  • Guangzhou – 20
  • Hangzhou – 571
  • Harbin – 451
  • Jinan – 531
  • Nanjing -25
  • Qingdao – 532
  • Shanghai – 21
  • Shenyang – 24
  • Shenzhen – 755
  • Tianjin – 22
  • Wuhan – 27
  • Xi’an – 29
  • Zhengzhou – 371

A 0 prefix before the area code is used when calling a landline number from a different area within China or from an Chinese mobile telephone.

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

Do not add a 0 prefix to the area code when calling from overseas.

For example, to call a number in Beijing XXXXXXXX:

  • From a landline in Beijing dial XXXXXXXX.
  • From a landline in China outside Beijing, dial 0-10-XXXXXXXX.
  • From a mobile phone in China, dial 0-10-XXXXXXXX.
  • From overseas, dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for China (86), the area code without the 0, then the subscriber number e.g. 00-86-10-XXXXXXXX or +86-10-XXXXXXXX.

Mobile Telephone Numbers in China

Mobile phone numbers in China are 11 digits long.

They begin with 1.

To call a mobile phone number in China from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the China country code (86), and then the subscriber number e.g. 00-86-1XXXXXXXXXX or +86-1XXXXXXXXXX.

0086 +86 China Country Code
0086 +86 China Country Code

Time Difference

When making a telephone call to China from the United Arab Emirates, please be aware of the time difference between the UAE and China.

The time now in China is . The date is .

The time right now in the United Arab Emirates is . The date is .

The time difference between China and UAE is 4 hours.

Exchange Rate

The currency used in China is the Chinese yuan (CNY).

Current exchange rates between the Chinese yuan and the UAE dirham (CNY to AED, AED to CNY) are:

  • 1 Chinese yuan (CNY) = 0.58 AED
  • 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 1.74 CNY

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Useful Information

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

  • 2018 - 1,392,730,000
  • 2017 - 1,386,395,000
  • 2016 - 1,378,665,000
  • 2015 - 1,371,220,000
  • 2014 - 1,364,270,000
  • 2013 - 1,357,380,000
  • 2012 - 1,350,695,000
  • 2011 - 1,344,130,000
  • 2010 - 1,337,705,000
  • 2009 - 1,331,260,000
  • 2008 - 1,324,655,000
  • 2007 - 1,317,885,000
  • 2006 - 1,311,020,000
  • 2005 - 1,303,720,000
  • 2004 - 1,296,075,000
  • 2003 - 1,288,400,000
  • 2002 - 1,280,400,000
  • 2001 - 1,271,850,000
  • 2000 - 1,262,645,000
  • 1999 - 1,252,735,000
  • 1998 - 1,241,935,000

China Map

China can be seen on the map below.

Map showing location of China
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