5-digit postal code Uruguay 2016

This map depicts the boundaries of all 5-digit postal code areas in Uruguay. This Uruguayan postal code system is developed by the Uruguayan national postal service (Correo Uruguayo) to divide Uruguay into different areas. With this system each Uruguayan region gets a unique code and locations can be found easily. postal codes in Uruguay are known as código postal. This postal code system divides Uruguay in different internal administrative divisions (departments). These zones are called calles Zonas Postales.


This map depicts the boundaries of 5-digit postal code or districts within the country of Uruguay. These 5-digit postal codes are the highest level of the current Uruguayan postal code system. The official 5-digit postal code contains the following characters and features:

  • The first two digits represent a specific Uruguayan department
  • The last three digits can feature zeros, when the area depicts the capital of a department or the city of Montevideo as a whole. When the digit is not zero, the area depicts other cities in a department or local zone in Montevideo.


The current postal code (codigo postal) range of Uruguay (UY) is: 11000 – 98000. The lowest 5-digit postal code (11000) starts in one of the most southern parts of Uruguay and is situated in the Uruguayan capital Montevideo. The highest postal code (98000) is located in Sarandí del Yí. This is a city in the Durazno department of central Uruguay.


SourceUruguay Postal Service (Correo Uruguayo)
Year of coverage2016
FormatCSV, Shapefile, KML, GEOJSON, XML

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  • 5-digit postal code

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