3-digit postal code Norway

This dataset depicts the boundaries of all 3-digit postal code areas in Norway. This Norwegian postal code system is developed by the Norwegian national postal service (Posten) to divide Norway in different areas. With this system each Norwegian region gets a unique code and locations can be found easily.

Postal codes in Norway are known as postnummer. The 4-digit postal code system (postnummersystemet) was introduced in 1968.

POSTAL CODE STRUCTURE OF NORWAY

This map depicts the boundaries of 3-digit postal code areas of Norway. These 3-digit areas contain the following digits and features:

  • The first two digits feature a specific Norwegian county. The number 00-12 feature the county of Oslo
  • The last two digits feature a neighbourhood in the bigger cities and the smaller villages in more rural areas
This map only offers the first 3 digits of the Norwegian 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 Norway.

CURRENT POSTAL CODE RANGE OF NORWAY

The current postal code (postnummer) range of Norway (NO) is: 0010 – 9990. The lowest 3-digit postal code (001) starts in the Slottsparken in Oslo. The highest postal code (999) is located in Båtsfjord. A municipality in the northern Norwegian province of Finnmark near the boundary with Finland.

Details

SourceNorway Postal Service (Posten)
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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