2-digit postal code Belgium
The data depict the boundaries of all 2-digit postal code areas in Belgium. This Belgian postal code system is developed by the Belgian national postal service (Bpost) for a more efficient segmentation of Belgium. With this system each Belgian region gets a unique code and locations can be found easily.
Postal codes in Belgium are known as postcodes. The current postal code system of Belgium also characterizes the number of inhabitants. E.g. the more zeros, the higher the number of inhabitants of that city in the province.
POSTAL CODE STRUCTURE OF BELGIUM
The 2-digit postal codes are part of the official 4-digit postal code system of Belgium, which contains the following characters and features:
- The first two digits represent a specific Belgian province. The postal codes between 30xx and 34xx characterizes the province of Flemish Brabant
- The third digit represents the post office
- The fourth digit represents a specific Belgian delivery office
CURRENT POSTAL CODE RANGE OF BELGIUM
The current postal code range of Belgium (BE) is: 1000 – 9992. The lowest 2-digit postal code (10xx) starts in Brussels. The highest 2-digit postal code (99xx) is located in Middelburg in the province of East-Flanders.
|Source||Belgium Postal Service (Bpost)|
|Year of coverage||2017|
|Format||CSV, Shapefile, KML, GEOJSON, XML|
Variables in this dataset
When you purchase this dataset, you will receive data that draws all postal code areas on the map. Furthermore, you also get the following other features:
- 2-digit postal code