3-digit postal codes Germany

This data depicts the boundaries of the 3-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.


This map depicts the boundaries of the 3-digit postal codes or districts in Germany. These 3-digit postal codes are part of the official 5-digit postal code system that contains 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.
If you are interested in obtaining a more detailed postal code map of Germany, please take a look at the 5-digit postal code map of Germany.


The current postal code range of Germany (DE) is: 010 – 999. The lowest postal code area is 010. This is the German region Dresden. The highest postal code area is 999. This is the region Thüringen


SourceGermany Postal Service (Deutsche Post)
Year of coverage2017
FormatCSV, Shapefile, KML, GEOJSON, XML

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When you purchase this dataset, you will receive data that draws all psotal code areas on the map. Furthermore, you also get the following other features:

  • 3-digit postal codes

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