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Iraq Postal Code

Iraq is officially known as the Republic of Iraq which is located in Western Asia. It is bordered by Turkey on the north, Iran on the east, Persian Gulf and Kuwait on the southeast, Jordan on the southwest, and Saudi Arabia on the south. Baghdad is the capital city of Iraq. The major urban areas include Mosul, Basra, Masiriyah, Hillah, Suleymaniyah, Erbil, Ramadi, Kirkuk, Tikrit, Najaf, Kut, Duhuk, Diwaniyah, Karbala, Zakho, Amarah, Samawah, Samarra, etc.

The official language of Iraq is Neo-Aramatic, and the other spoken languages are Turkish and Armenian. Iraq is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like Assyrian New Year, Iraq Short Film Festival, Babylon International Festival, Christmas Day, Historical Holidays, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.

Iraq introduced a new five-digit zip code in 2004 which has six regions. There were more than 349 post offices and 352 postal codes in Iraq. Its territory is divided into 19 governorates or provinces. It was subdivided into 120 districts which include urban units, city council, municipal, and town council. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Iraq got its postal codes. The postal code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes.

Land Area

Iraq has been ranked as the 58th largest nation in the world and it has a total land area of 4,38,317 km2, which comes to around a total of 1,69,235 mi2. Entire Iraq was divided into 19 provinces. The names of the regions in Iraq are Dohuk, Nineveh, Erbil, Kirkuk, Sulaymaniyah, Saladin, Al Anbar, Baghdad, Diyala, Karbala, Babylon, Wasit, Najaf, Al-Qadisiyyah, Maysan, Muthanna, Dhi Qar, Basra and Halabja.

Water Area

Iraq has a total water area of 4.62%. There are two major lakes and six large dams out of which five dams are located on the basin of Tigris which help in mobilizing 65% of surface waters. The names of five major dams are Adhaim, Budush, Bekhme, Darbandikhan and Dibis. Nearly 70% of the lakes have international tourism importance. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Many other lakes are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these lakes are salt lakes and very few are freshwater lakes.


There are 4208 mountains in Iraq. The highest peak is Cheekha Dar which is about 3,611 meters (12,606 Feet) in Costa Rica. The most prominent mountain is Haiji Ebraim which is 3,595 meters (11,861 feet). The other mountains are Oimmat Jinaristan, Lutka Chiyay Hallgord – Qasre, Hallqord Mountain – Qasre, Mount Qandil, Qandil I Gichka, Chiya e Mandaw, Chiya Sakran, etc.

Postal Stamps

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List of postal and courier services in Iraq:

  • DHL Service Point (Mansour)
  • Mateen Express
  • DHL Service Point (Karada Office)
  • Aramex
  • Move One Logistics Company

Iraq Postalcode
Postcode type and position 5 digits down of the locality name.

Mr Anmed Tarek
10 Qahwa Share’a
Coding method X -- (First digit) --->represents the region.
X -- (Second digit) ---> represents the province.
X -- (third digit) --->represents the delivery type
XX -- (Last two digit) --->represent the post office number.
Address format Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the Iraq postal service is named Iraqi Post and it’s a State-owned enterprise. It introduced a new postal code on 25 May 2004. There are 6 postal zones in Iraq. The total number of post offices in Iraq is 349 and 352 postal codes.
Iraq uses 5 digit numeric zip code system used in May 2004 in system uses which the first digit, second digit, third digit, and the last two digits have different indications which are shown below;
Examples Mr Anmed Tarek (addresse)
10 Qahwa Share’a (area /street /village)
IRAQ (country)

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • How many postal regional divisions are in Iraq?
    There are six postal regions in Iraq.
  • Name the official postal service in Iraq?
    The official postal name of Iraq is Iraq Post.
  • What is the official name of the postal service in Israel?
    What is the meaning of each digit of the zip code in Iraq?
  • How many digits are found in the Israel postal code?
    Iraq consists of five digits zip code. The first digit of Iraq represents the regions, the second digit represents the province, the third digit represents the delivery type, and the last two digits represent the post office number.