Postal codes in Indonesia

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Postal codes in Indonesia, known in Indonesian as kodeposconsist 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 district 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:[1]

  • The third digit indicates the district (kecamatan)
  • The fourth digit indicates the subdistrict (kelurahan)
  • The fifth digit is a "0".

There are postal code zones covering the Indonesian provinces or islands as follows:[1]

First digit Postal zone
1 Jakarta metropolitan area
2 Northern half of Sumatra, comprising (Aceh, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Riau and Riau Islands)
3 Southern half of Sumatra, comprising (Bengkulu, Jambi, Bangka Belitung, South Sumatra and Lampung)
4 Banten and West Java (except Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, and Bekasi)
5 Central Java, Yogyakarta
6 East Java
7 Kalimantan (Indonesian part of Borneo island)
8 Bali, Nusa Tenggara (almost part of Lesser Sunda Islands)
9 Sulawesi (Celebes), Maluku (Moluccas), Papua (Western New Guinea)


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