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About postal codes in Denmark
This map depicts the boundaries of all 4-digit postal code areas in Denmark. The Danish postal code system is developed by the Danish national postal service (Post Danmark) to divide Denmark into different areas. With this system each Danish region gets a unique code and locations can be found easily.
Postal codes in Denmark are known as postnumre. The postal codes are implemented in 1967 and were based on the boundaries of towns and municipalities at that time.
Postal code structure of Denmark
The 4-digit postal codes are part of the official 4-digit postal code that contain of the following characters and features:
- The first digit represent a specific delivery office
- The second digit represent the Danish routing district
- The last two digits identify the routing zone
Current postal code range of Denmark
The current postal code (postnumre) range of Denmark (DK) is: 1000 – 9990. The lowest 4-digit postal code (1000) starts in Copenhagen and the highest postal code (9990) is located in Skagen. This is the most northern part of Denmark.