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Colombia Zip Code

Colombia is a country which is located in the South America and it is the major exporter of gold, silver, emeralds, platinum and coal. They’ve substantial oil reserves etc... Colombia is known for its natural beauty, scenic beautiful mountains, tropical rainforests, and beaches, It is also known for its rich cultural history, heritage, and its biodiversity. Colombia is the fifth largest country in Latin America and it is the world's second largest population of Spanish-speaking people.

Colombia nation uses the 6 digit zip code system to indicate the destination of the mail to be delivered, Cities in Colombia use a numeric system to determine streets, addresses and buildings; in Bogotá it has been recently modified and therefore it is still common to see the old address plates in the street, crossed over with a red line, and the new ones close by, and the smaller streets in residential areas that run between the numbered streets have the number of the larger street and a letter each of the two digits in the zip code of Colombia which has different indications which are shown as follows;

The first group of two digits are the numbers used by DANE which indicates the departments of Colombia. The second group of two digits in the range of 00 to 89 which indicates the postal zones in Colombia, where 00 is used for the department capital. In the range of 90 - 99 it has other indications.The third group of two digits which is final two digits indicates the 100 postal districts in each zone. So there can be 32 * 90 * 100 = 288 000 postal districts in the geographic defined zones in all departments combined.

Land Area

Colombia covers the total land area of 1.143 million km2, which is ranked 25th in the world among other nations in terms of land area. Colombia shares borders with Venezuela and Brazil on the east, by Peru and Ecuador on the south, and by Panama, which divides the two water bodies on the north-west. Colombia has snow-covered volcanoes and mountains of the Andes, Tropical beaches which lies between the north and west.

Water Area

Colombia contains the total of 8.8% of world’s water in other words they’re very much rich in water resource as Colombia is covered with water in 4 major parts with the Caribbean Sea, the Pacific Ocean, the Orinoco River Basin and the Amazon River Basin.


Colombia is a country which has some of the most beautiful sight worthy places and the mountains, and it is the home to 7641 named mountains, and the highest elevated mountain in the Colombia is Pico Cristóbal Colón whose height is 5,689 meters.


PIN = Postal Index Number

How to find a pin code?

Each administrative division maintains its own postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mails delivery.

Colombia uses 6 digit pin code system in which each 2 digits has its own indications which is shown below;

  • The first 2 digits indicates the departments which were segregated in Colombia
  • The second 2 digits indicates the postal zones in Colombia
  • The last 2 digits indicates the districts of Colombia

Postal Stamps

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These are some of the postal stamps which are used in Colombia and the prices of the stamps are listed in the picture above.

Postal and Courier services in Colombia

  • Servientrega
  • Colvanes
  • Inter Rapidisimo
  • DHL
  • Cadena Couriers
  • DataCurriers services

Colombia Postcode
Postcode type and position 6 digits to the right of the locality name, separated from the latter by a dash.

el-encanto nto
amazonas 2215-12
Coding method XXXXXX
Address format Colombia will require a six digit postal code.
Examples Mr.ABCD    addressee
el-encanto nto   sub-office (area /street /village)
amazonas 2215-12    city (delivery post office)
XXXXXX   locality - postcode
Colombia   country

About Colombia
Capital: Bogotá
Country name in local language: Colombia
Region: SA
International phone code: 57

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • How many digits are found in the Colombia postal code?
    There are six digits found in the Colombia postal code.
  • What is the official name of the postal service in Colombia?
    The official postal name of Colombia is Servicios Postales Nacionales.
  • How many postal codes does Colombia have?
    There are more than 3,685 postal codes in Colombia.
  • What is the postal code for the capital of Colombia?
    The capital city of Colombia is Bogota and its postal code starts from 111051 and ends in 111711.
  • Do all villages in Colombia have postal codes?
    All important towns and villages in Colombia have postal codes.
  • Give the alpha three-letter country code of Colombia.
    The three-letter country code of Colombia is COL.