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Hungary postal Code

Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by Romania on the east, Ukraine on the north east, Slovakia on the north, Austria on the west, Croatia and Slovenia on the southwest and Serbia on the south. Hungary’s capital city is Budapest and other major urban areas are Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pecs and Gyor. The official language of the country is Hungarian. Hungary got independence by the treaty of St-Germain on 10 September 1919. The Treaty of Trianon defined the boundaries of Hungary on 4 June 1920. Hungary is well known for its most unique way of celebrating their festivals like Balaton Festival, Holloko Easter Festival, Busojaras, Ozora Festival, Summerfest International Folklore Festival, Sziget Festival, Budapest Festival of Folk Arts, Romantic Reform Era, Paprika Festival, Badacsony Wine Weeks and Tihany Lavender Festival. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.

Hungary Mail was founded in 1867 and in 1871 stamps were introduced. At first there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Hungary got its own postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes.

Land Area

Hungary has been ranked as the 108th largest nation in the world, and it has a total land area of 93,030 km2, which comes to around a total of 35,920 mi2. Hungary was divided into seven regions namely Northern Hungary, Northern Great Plain, Southern Great Plain, Central Hungary, Central Transdanubia, Western Transdanubia and South Transdanubia, which in turn separated into 3,178 municipal districts. It is a popular tourist destination in Europe, drawing around 24.5 million tourists in 2019.

Water Area

Hungary has a total water area of 3.7%. The major sources of water include cloud harvesting, groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. There are more than 16 lakes in Hungary. Lake Balaton is the biggest lake and is a freshwater lake in Hungary. It is also considered as the largest lake in Central Europe which is one of the foremost tourist destinations.


There are 5,168 named mountains in Hungary. The highest and the most prominent mountain is Kohalom which is 1,024 meter high. The mountainous region on the northern shore is well known both for its historic character and as a major wine region. The flat on the southern shore is known for its resort towns. Balatonfured and Heviz developed early as resorts, but it was ruined in the late 19th century and attacked their grape vines.

Postal Stamps

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List of postal and courier services in Hungary:

  • Hunparcel Hungary
  • Mail Boxes Etc
  • DPD Hungary Kft
  • World Courier
  • DHL Express
  • TNT Express
  • 22 Imperial Courier Service

Hungary Postal Code Address Format
Postcode type and position 4 digits at the bottom of address field.

VIRÁG TÉR 3. IV. 61 .
Coding method X -- (First digit) ---> indicates the postal region.
X-- (second digit) ---> indicates the routing area.
X -- (third digit) ---> indicates the routing zone.
X -- (last digit) ---> indicates the destination.
Address format Each administrative division maintains its own postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. Hungary uses 4 digit pin code system in which 1st digit, 2nd digit, 3rd digit and the last 4 digit has different indications which is shown below;
Examples MÁTÉ JÓZSEF( addressee)
BUDAPEST(street + premise)
VIRÁG TÉR 3. IV. 61 (province)
HUNGARY (country)

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • What is the postal code for the capital of Hungary?
    The capital city of Hungary is Budapest. Its postal code starts from 1007 and ends at 1529.
  • How many digits are found in Hungary's postal code?
    There are four digits found in Hungary's postal code.
  • What is the official name of the postal service in Hungary?
    The official postal name of Hungary is Hungarian Post.
  • How many postal codes does Hungary have?
    There are more than 3,540 postal codes in Hungary.
  • Give the alpha three-letter country code of Hungary?
    The three-letter country code of Hungary is HUN.