5-digit postal code Costa Rica

This map depicts the boundaries of all 5-digit postal code areas in Costa Rica. This Costa Rican postal code system is developed by the Costa Rican national postal service (Correos de Costa Rica) to divide Costa Rica in different areas. With this system each Costa Rican region gets a unique code and locations can be found easily.

Postal codes in Costa Rican are known as código postal. The current postal code system in Costa Rica is also used by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) to collect census data about the Costa Rican population in the most efficient way.


This map depicts the boundaries of 5-digit postal code or districts within the country of Costa Rica. The Costa Rican postal code structure looks as follows:

  • The first digit represents one of the seven Costa Rican provinces
  • The next two digits represent one of the 81 cantons in Costa Rica
  • The fourth and fifth digit represent a particular Costa Rican district


The current postal code (código postal) range of Costa Rica is: 10101 – 70605. The lowest 5-digit postal code (10101) starts in Carmen and the highest postal code (70605) is located in Duacari


SourceCosta Rica Postal Service (Correos)
Year of coverage2015
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:

  • 5-digit postal code
  • Name of this postal code area
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