Leicester Dialling Code

Find phone number prefix information for Leicester, England including all of the local regions that use the 0116 area code.

0116 area code information

The phone area code for Leicester uses 7 local number digits after the area code prefix of 0116. Based in the county of Leicestershire in the Midlands region of England, calls from Leicester telephone numbers typically always follow the format of 0116 [-][-][-] [-][-][-][-].

Other locations using the (0)116 area code

There are a number of other locations in local proximity to the Leicester area that use the same number format. The list below represents some of the other towns and villages that use the same prefix:

  • Aylestone
  • Beaumont
  • Belgrave
  • Billesdon
  • Birstall
  • Braunstone
  • East Wigston
  • Evington
  • Fleckney
  • Glenfield
  • Goscote
  • Great Glen
  • Hungarton
  • Kibworth
  • Kirby Muxloe
  • Leicester
  • Montfort
  • Narborough

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Dialling Code 0116
Local Number Digits 7
UK Format 0116 [-][-][-] [-][-][-][-]
International Format +44 (0)116
Location Leicester
County Leicestershire
Country England
Geo Coordinates 52.636878, -1.139759