Postal Code Indonesia
Postal codes in Indonesia are called “Kode Pos” and consist of 5 digits. They are used to aid the sorting and delivery of mail.
Kode Pos is the Indonesian term for postal code or zip code. It is a series of 5 digits used to identify a specific geographic location in Indonesia and to aid in the delivery of mail and packages.
A zip code (also known as postal code or postcode) is a series of numbers or letters that are used to identify a specific geographic location for the purpose of facilitating the sorting and delivery of mail.
Zip codes are used in various countries around the world, including the United States.
In the US, a zip code consists of 5 or 9 digits, with the first 5 digits identifying the area and the last 4 digits further specifying the location within that area.
The postcode in Indonesia consists of five digit numbers = “xxxxx”.
First Digits (First Number) on Zip Code
The first digit shows the Province, for example DKI Jakarta Postal Code is “1xxxx”, East Java “6xxxx”.
The first division of digits like below or for more details please click on this (List of Provinces + ZIP code range), which contains a list of provinces along with its full range of postal codes and number of towns / cities / regencies, districts and villages.
- First number = 1 : DKI Jakarta, parts of West Java (Depok, Bekasi, Bogor), and parts of Banten (South Tangerang and Tangerang)
- First number = 2 : North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Aceh (NAD), Riau, Riau Islands.
- First number = 3 : Bengkulu, Jambi, Bangka Belitung Islands, South Sumatra, Lampung
- First number = 4 : Banten, West Java
- First number = 5 : Central Java, DI Yogyakarta
- First number = 6 : East Java
- First number = 7 : West Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, and North Kalimantan
- First number = 8 ⇒ Bali, West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara
- First number = 9 ⇒ West Sulawesi, South Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, Southeast Sulawesi, North Sulawesi, Gorontalo, Maluku, North Maluku, Papua, and West Papua
Below is the first digit or first number in Zip Code, which shows its Province. Please click on the name of the province to see the full range of Postal Code in the province, as well as town / city / regency, district, and village / place.
Second and Third Digits on Zip Code
Second and third digits for City / Regency, for example East Java = 6, Probolinggo City = 72, then the Postal Code = “672xx”. For more details please click on this (List of Cities – Regencies + Zip Code range), which contains a list of cities / regencies throughout Indonesia along with its complete range of Postal Code and number of districts and number of villages.
Fourth and Fifth Digits on Zip Code
Fourth and fifth digits for district and village. For more details please click on this (List of Districts or List of Villages + Postcode), which contains a list of Districts throughout Indonesia along with its full range of Postal Code and number of villages in the district.
Since incessant regional expansion, the allocation of Zip Code some level 2 areas (City, Regency) to each other. especially the adjacent districts. Nevertheless still not problem, because the 4th and 5th digits indicate the final location of the Zip Code.