Postal codes in Indonesia

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Postal codes in Indonesia or kodepos in Indonesian language consist of 5 digits.

  • The first digit indicates the region in which a given post office falls in,
  • The second and third digits indicate the regency (kabupaten) or city (kota),
  • The fourth digit indicates the subdistrict or kecamatan within the kabupaten or kota,
  • The fifth digit indicates the commune or village or kelurahan/desa.

There is an exception for Jakarta postal codes :

  • The third digit indicates the kecamatan,
  • The fourth digit indicates the kelurahan,
  • The fifth digit is a "0".

There are postal code zones covering the Indonesian provinces or islands as follows :

First digit Postal zone
1 Jakarta, part of Banten and West Java
2 Aceh, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Riau, Riau Islands
3 Bengkulu, Jambi, Bangka Belitung, South Sumatra, Lampung
4 Banten, West Java
5 Central Java, Yogyakarta
6 East Java
7 Kalimantan (Indonesian part of Borneo island)
8 Bali, Nusa Tenggara
9 Sulawesi (Celebes), Maluku (Moluccas), Papua (Western New Guinea)