2-digit postal code The Netherlands

This map depicts the boundaries of every 2-digit postal code in the Netherlands. The current postal code structure of Dutch postal codes is developed by the Dutch postal service (PostNL). A postal code structure that is based on address information is provided by the municipalities.Postal codes are usually assigned to geographic areas. In some countries large firms or institutions that receive large volumes of mail receive their own postal code. Postal codes, also known as postcodes, are used to efficiently route mail to its destination. They can however also be used to look up destinations that are close to a particular postcode such as the closest supermarket or school.

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The postal codes in the Netherlands have a 6-digit structure and consist of 4 numbers and 2 letters, where the first two digits correspond about the region and the second two digits represent a neighbourhood of a city or a village. The 2 letters indicate the street or a part of a street. This map only offers the first 2 digits of the Dutch postal codes. If you are interested in a more detailed postal code map on a higher level, please take a look at the 4-digit ZIP code of the Netherlands.


The current postal code range of the Netherlands is: 10 – 99.


Year of coverage2018
FormatCSV, Shapefile, KML, GEOJSON, XML

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  • 2-digit postal code
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