India Pincodes Directory

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What is a Pincode?

The Indian postal department uses a Pincode or Postal Index Number (PIN) for identifying delivery post office location. The pincode is a 6 digits number and this numbers are divided into 9 postal zones. The first digit represents the region, the second digits represent the sub-region, the third digit represents the district of the state and the remaining three digits represents the post office.

Post Office Pincode Explanation

- The first digit indicates the region of the state.

- The second digit indicates the sub region of the postal circle.

- The third digit indicates the postal district of the state.

- The last 3 digits indicates the delivery Post Office.

Post Office Postal Zones in India

  1. 1 - Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab
  2. 2 - Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
  3. 3 - Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Gujarat, Rajasthan
  4. 4 - Chhattisgarh, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra
  5. 5 - Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana
  6. 6 - Kerala, Lakshadweep, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu
  7. 7 - Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal
  8. 8 - Bihar, Jharkhand
  9. 9 - Army Post office (APO), Field Post office (FPO)