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Azerbaijan postal Code

Azerbaijan is officially known as the Republic of Azerbaijan which is a transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is bordered by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia (Republic of Dagestan) to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia and Turkey to the west and Iran to the south. Baku is the capital and the largest city of Azerbaijan. The other major urban areas include Sumgait, Ganja, Lankaran, Mingachevir, Nakhchivan, Shirvan, Shaki and Yevlakh. The official language of the country is Azerbaijani or Azeri. Azerbaijan is well known for its most unique way of celebrating their festivals like Baku International Jazz Festival, Gabala Music Festival, Pomegranate Festival, Apple Festival, Gara Garayev International Music Festival, Uzeyir Hajibeyov International Music Festival, Mugham World International Mugham Festival, Maiden Tower International Art Festival and Hazelnut Festival. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.

Azerbaijan postal code was founded in 1991. The territory is divided into 66 districts and 12 cities. At first there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Azerbaijan got its own postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes.

Land Area

Azerbaijan has been ranked as the 112th largest nation in the world and it has a total land area of 86,600 km2, which comes to around a total of 33,400 mi2. Azerbaijan was divided into 14 administrative regions namely Baku Economic Region, Absheron-Khizi Economic Region, Central Aran Economic Region, Mil-Mughan Economic Region, Shirvan-Salyan Economic Region, Mountainous Shirvan Economic Region, Ganja-Dashkasan Economic Region, Gazakh-Tovuz Economic Region, Guba-Khachmaz Economic Region, East Zangezur Economic Region, Lankaran-Astara Economic Region, Nakhchivan Economic Region, Shaki-Zaqatala Economic Region and Karabakh Economic Region.

Water Area

Azerbaijan has a total water area of 1.6%. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Azerbaijan has more than 450 lakes. Many lakes are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Only five lakes with a surface of more than 10 km² found in the country. Most of these lakes are freshwater and some of them are salt lakes.


There are 1,503 named mountains in Azerbaijan. The highest and the most prominent mountain is Mount Bazarduzu which is 4,466 meters. The three main mountainous ranges namely Greater Caucasus, Lesser Caucasus and Talysh Mountains. Bazarduzu is the highest peak in Azerbaijan with a height of 4,466 meters (14,652 feet). The major mountains in Azerbaijan are Tengya Alty George, Multi-colored mountains of Khyzy, Lake Goygol, Candy Cane Mountain and Besh Barmag Mountain. Nearly 60% of the land is covered by mountains.

Postal Stamps

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List of postal and courier services in Azerbaijan:

  • DHL Express
  • FedEx Express
  • UPS-AZ
  • Royal Express
  • Colibri Express
  • BakEx Courier

Azerbaijan PostalCode
Postcode type and position AZ, space and 4 digits to the left of the locality name.

Mr. Agakazime Gurbanov
Avenue de l’Azerbaïdjan 33
Coding method XX -- (First two Digit) ---> indicate the country name (Azerbaijan).
XX-- (Next two Digit) ---> indicate the city
XX-- (Last two Digit) ---> indicate the delivery office.
Address format Each administrative division maintains its own postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. Azerbaijan uses 6 digit pin code system in which first two digits, third and fourth digit and the last two digits has different indications which is shown below;
Examples Mr. Agakazime Gurbanov(addressee)
Avenue de l’Azerbaïdjan 33(street + premises)
AZ 1000 BACOU(postcode + post office delivery)

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • How many digits are found in the Azerbaijan PIN code?
    The pin code of Azerbaijan consists of 6 digits. The first two digits are alphabets and start with AZ which indicates the country name Azerbaijan. The last four digits are numeric which specifies the delivery district and town.
  • What is the postal code for Baku, Azerbaijan?
    The postal code for Baku, Azerbaijan is AZ1000 which is the central post office of the country. The first three digits AZ1 remain the same for other small post offices in the city.
  • What are the postal services offered by Azerpost?
    Azerpost offers services in sending standard, registered, express mails, telegram and sells stamps. While sending through registered mail a receipt is given to the sender which helps in tracking on the website.
  • What are the other services offered by Azerpost?
    Azerpost gives a wide range of financial services such as paying utility bills, mobile bills, and money orders. It also pays pensions to the retired persons, doing money transfers, purchase of airline tickets, foreign currency exchange and automated teller machine services.
  • How can I find a PIN code for a particular area in Azerbaijan?
    The website of Azerpost helps the customers to find the local post office code by entering the required details. The list of post offices with pin code is displayed on the website.
  • How many post offices in Azerpost?
    There are 63 branch post offices, seven communication hubs, three subsidiaries, 1496 post offices and 84 postal agencies operating in Azerpost.
  • How can I calculate the cost to send a parcel through Azerpost?
    The calculator provided in the official website by the Azerpost helps in finding the cost for sending a parcel.
  • What are the procedures to send mail through Azerpost?
    When the sender reaches Azerpost for mailing, they have to fill a form provided by them. The form contains details of recipients like house number, floor number, street name or number, the name of the settlement or village name, district name and the name of the autonomous republic. Giving a detailed address will help the postman to deliver it quickly.
  • When was the first post office open in Azerbaijan?
    Azerbaijan’s first post office was opened on 1 June 1818 in the city of Ganja. Mail forwarding services were established at Baku in 1826 and Nakhchivan on 12 March 1828.
  • What’s the necessity of launching Shebeke service centers in Azerpost?
    The purpose of launching Shebeke service centers in Azerpost on 10 February 2017 is to provide 24x7 (including holidays) services for their customers.
  • How many Shebeke service centers are in Azerpost?
    There are 10 Shebeke service centers in Azerbaijan. Among them, six centers are located in Baku and 3 centers in Jalilabad, Zaqatala, Sumgayit and the final at Agdash.