2-digit postal codes Germany
This data depicts the boundaries of the 2-digit postal codes in Germany. All of these German postal codes are used to help the postal service of Germany (Deutsche Post) route mail efficiently throughout Germany and large cities like Berlin. Postal codes in Germany are known as Postleitzahlen.
POSTAL CODE STRUCTURE IN GERMANY
This map depicts the boundaries of all 2-digit postal codes. These 5-digit postal codes are part of the official 5-digit postal code system that contains of the following characteristics and features:
- 1xxxx: The first digit represents a specific German area or region. 1 represents the regions Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania and parts of Saxony
- 10xxx: The second digit represent a region. 10 features the region Berlin.
- 10115: The last three digits feature a certain town, commune and group of delivery district. 115 features Berlin-Mitte.
CURRENT POSTAL CODE RANGE IN GERMANY
The current postal code range of Germany (DE) is: 01 – 99. The lowest postal code area is 01. This is the German region Dresden. The highest postal code area is 99, which stands for the region Thüringen.
|Source||Germany Postal Service (Deutsche Post)|
|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 will also get the following features:
- 2-digit postal codes