What is the Post Code Used in South Africa?

Last Updated on March 8, 2023

Post Code South Africa

Post Code South Africa: Southern Region (includes the rest of Eastern Cape and Eastern Cape): uses codes from 4731 to 6499. Western Region (includes the provinces of Western Cape and Western Cape): uses codes from 6500 to 8299. Central Region (includes the remaining areas of North Cape and Free State): uses the codes from 8300 to 9999.

What is a postcode example?

The postcode together with the number or name of a property is not always unique, particularly in rural areas. For example, GL20 8NX/1 might refer to either 1 Frampton Cottages or 1 Frampton Farm Cottages, roughly a quarter of a mile (400 metres) apart.

What is post code in address?

The term Postal Index Number (PIN) is popularly known as PIN code/Postal Code in India. It is a code in the post office number of the postal code system which is used in India Post for segregating the mails. The PIN code consists of six digits.

Does South Africa have a 5 digit zip code?

South Africa as a country does not have a zip code. We do use codes, called postal codes, for towns and suburbs of cities. Internet code is ZA.

What is the difference between Zip code and Postal Code?

The zip code is nothing but a coding system commonly used in the United States which helps in identifying the location and accelerating the delivery of mail. While Postal Code is an alphanumeric or numeric code, which helps in tracking the location at which the mail-piece has to be delivered.

Which countries use Zip Codes?

Zip codes are used by the Philippines and the United States.


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