Pin Code

All India Pin Code

India has 29 states with at least 720 districts with approximately 6 lakh villages and more than 8200 towns and cities. The Indian Postal Department has issued a unique zip code to each district / village / city / Gaon to ensure fast delivery of postal services.

Postal Index Number or PIN or PIN Code is a code in post office numbering or post code system used by India Post, Indian Postal Administration. The code is six digits.

The first three digits of the PIN represent a specific geographic region called the Sorting District, which is headquartered in the main post office of the largest city and is known as the Sorting Office. Depending on the number of mails handled, the state may have one or more classifying districts. The fourth digit shows the route the delivery office is on. The last two digits starting from 01 represent the delivery office in the district which will be GPO or HO.

All India State Pin Code


What is PIN or Postal Code?

PIN code stands for Postal Index Number code. Postal Index Number (PIN) or PIN Code is a 6 digit code of Post Office numbering used by India Post. Indian Postal Service introduced the 6 Digit Zip code or PIN Code on 15th August 1972, inorder to make the process of delivering letters and parcels more efficient. The Indian Postal Service has designated 9 specific PIN regions across the country, out of which 8 are geographical regions and the 9th is reserved for the Indian Army.

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