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Israel postal Code

Israel is officially known as the State of Israel located in Western Asia. It is bordered by Lebanon on the north, Egypt on the southwest, Syria on the northeast, Jordan on the east, Palestinian on the east, and Gaza Strip on the west, the Mediterranean Sea on the southeastern shore, and the Red Sea on the northern. Jerusalem is the capital city and Tel Aviv is the largest economic city in Israel. The other major urban areas in Israel include Yerushalayim, Hefa, Nazareth, Nesher, Netanya, Rahat, Rehovot, Sakhnin, Tamra, Tiberias, Umm al-Fahm, Yavne, Yehud-Monosson, etc.

The official language of Israel is Hebrew and the other spoken languages are Arabic, Jews, English, etc. Israel is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like The Israel Festival, Fresh Paint Contemporary Art Fair, Red Sea Jazz Festival, Jerusalem Beer Festival, Seven Feasts of Israel, Sukkot Festival, Karmiel Dance Festival, Hutzot HaYotzer, Tel Aviv Pride Week, Eilat Bird Festival, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.

Israel’s postal service was introduced in 1951 and a new government company was introduced on 1 March 2006. Israel's territory is divided into six districts. It was subdivided into 15 sub-district and further, these were split into 50 natural regions. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Israel got its postal codes. The postal code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes.

Land Area

Israel has been ranked as the 149th largest nation in the world and it has a total land area of around 22,000 km2, which comes to around a total of 8,500 mi2. Entire Israel was divided into six regions which are subdivided into 15 districts and further divided into 50 sub-districts. The names of the districts in Israel are Center, Haifa, Jerusalem, North, South, and Tel Aviv.

Water Area

Israel has a total water area of 2.73%. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Israel has more than eight lakes namely, the Sea of Galilee, Hula Lake, Lake Ram, Dead Sea, Rishon Lezion Lake, Rishon Lezion Lake, Agam Montfort Lake, and Rosh Hanikra Lake. Nearly 76% of the lakes have international tourism importance. Many other lakes are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these lakes are freshwater and very few are salt lakes.


The number of named mountains is 1,007 in Israel. The highest peak in Israel is Mt. Hermon is about 2,236 meters (7336 feet) located in the Levant Range and the most prominent mountain is Mount Meron which is about 1,208 meters (3,957 feet) in the northern district of Israel. The other major mountains in Israel are Mount Carmel, Mitzpe Shelegim, Har Shalhavit, Mount Shalhavit, Mount Habushit, Har Ar-Ar, Mount Namneman, Mount Shezit, etc.

Postal Stamps

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List of postal and courier services in Israel:

  • Protector Express
  • UPS Services
  • Hurricane team missions
  • Familia IPS
  • HFD courier and logistics
  • DHL Service Point
  • ShippingToGo
  • DHL Express ServicePoint
  • Kayro Express Delivery Service
  • Your Man in Jerusalem
  • Infinity Pack and Ship

postal Code details for Major States in Israel

Israel PostalCode
Postcode type and position 7 digits to the left of locality name.

Mr. Israel Israeli
16 Jafa street
Coding method X -- (First digit) ---> indicates the Postal Region or Zone.
X -- (Second digit) ---> indicates the District of the Regional.
XX-- (Last four digit) ---> indicate the delivery area or post office.
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 Israel postal service is the Israel Postal Company formerly called the Israel Postal Authority which was introduced in 1951. The new postal code system was introduced on 1 March 2006. There are eight postal zones and 50 districts in Israel. The total number of post offices in Israel is more than 700 and 10,29,200 postal codes.
Israel uses 7 digit postal code system in which the first digit, the second digit, and the last four digits have different indications which are shown below;
Examples Mr. Israel Israeli (addressee)
16 Jaffa street (premises + street)
9414219 JERUSALEM (postcode + locality)
ISRAEL (country)

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • What is the postal code for the capital of Israel?
    The capital city of Israel is Jerusalem. It has 1,544 postal codes.
  • How many postal codes does Israel have?
    There are more than 10,29,200 postal codes in Israel.
  • What is the official name of the postal service in Israel?
    The official postal name of Israel is Israel Postal Company.
  • How many digits are found in the Israel postal code?
    There are seven digits found in the Israel postal code.
  • Give the alpha two-letter country code of Israel?
    The two-letter country code of Israel is IS.