3-digit postal code Belgium

These data depict the boundaries of all 3-digit postal code areas in Belgium. The 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.


The 3-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


The current postal code range of Belgium (BE) is: 1000 – 9992. The lowest 4-digit postal code (1000) starts in Brussels. The highest postal code (9992) is located in Middelburg in the province of East-Flanders.


SourceBelgium Postal Service (Bpost)
Year of coverage2017
FormatCSV, 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:

  • 3-digit postal code

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