0116 area code

Leicester telephone numbers

The 0116 dialling code covers Leicester and the surrounding area.

Areas covered include:

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Phone numbers beginning 0116 are geographic numbers.

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How to write an 0116 telephone number

The correct way to write telephone numbers beginning 0116 is in the format 0116 xxx xxxx

The local number (the part of the number after the dialling code) is 7 digits long

The cost of calling an 0116 number

When calling from a landline, calls to 0116 numbers can cost up to 10p per minute, dependent on the time of day, and there is usually also a call set-up fee
When calling from mobile phones, calls to these numbers cost between 10p and 40p per minute.

Most landline operators offer inclusive call packages which allow calls free at certain times of the day, or at all times, and most mobile companies include free any-time minutes in the monthly contract payment, or a bundle of minutes for a reduced cost in the form of a top-up credit.

Codes near to 0116 area code:

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