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Iceland postal Code

Iceland is a Nordic island country located in the North Atlantic Ocean. Reykjavik is the capital and largest city in Iceland. The other important cities in Iceland are Hafnarfjorour, Akureyri, Seyoisfjorour, Kopavogur, Egilsstadir, Isafjorour, Hofn, Vestmannaeyjar, Vik Myrdal, Hvammstangi, Geysir, Keflavik, Neskaupsstaour, etc.

The official language of the country Iceland is Reykjavik. The other recognized regional languages in Iceland are Icelandic, English, etc. Iceland is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like the Dark Music Days Festival, Winter Lights Festival, Design March, Sumardagurinn Fyrsti, Saga Fest, Viking Festival, Siglufjorour Flok Festival, Fiskidagurinn Mikli, Rettir, Reykjavik International Film Festival, The Lighting of the Imagine Peace Tower, Iceland Noir, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.

The official name of the postal service in Iceland is Íslandspóstur or simply Pósturinn. The postal service in Iceland was introduced in 1776. Iceland consists of eight regions which are primarily used for statistical purposes. Iceland has two tiers of government, the national government level, and municipalities. The divisions of Iceland are helpful for health care and district courts. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Iceland got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.

Land Area

Iceland is ranked as the 106th largest country in the world. It has a total land area of 1,02,775 km2, which comes to around a total of 39,682 mi2. Iceland consists of eight regions for statistical purposes. The region names are Capital Region, Southern Peninsula, Western Region, Westfjords, Northwestern Region, Northeastern Region, Eastern Region, and Southern Region. The entire nation was divided into 64 municipalities.

Water Area

Iceland has a total water area of 2.07 %. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Iceland has more than 20 lakes. Many lakes have developed as tourist spots. The names of the lakes are Porisvatn, Pingvallavatn, Halslon, Blondulon, Lagarfljot, Hagongulon, Myvatn, Hop, Hvitarvatn, Langisjor, Kvislavatn, Sultartangalon, Jokulsarlon, Graenalon, Skorradalsvatn, Sigoldulon, Apavatn, Svinavatn, Oskjuvatn, Vesturhopsvatn, Grimsvotn, etc. Many lakes are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these lakes are freshwater and very few are salt lakes.


Iceland contains more than 2,917 named mountains. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain is Hvannadalshnukur which is 2,110 meters (6,922 feet). The other major mountains in Iceland are Baroarbunga, Sveinstindur, Snaebreid, Skarphedinstindur, Oraefajokull, Dyrhamar, Hofsjokull, Hrutfjallstindar, Hvannadalshnukur, Snaefellsjokull, Hofsjokull, Grjotskalarhnjukur, Eiriksjokull, Eyjafjallajokull, Kambsmyrarhnjukur, Heroubreid, etc.

Postal Stamps

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List of postal and courier services in Iceland:

  • DHL Service Point Locker
  • Iceland Post
  • Icelandair Cargo

Iceland PostalCode
Postcode type and position 3 digits to the left of the locality name.

Hr. Guðmundur Árnasson
Tryggvagötu 5
Coding method X-- (First digit) ---> indicate the postal zone..
XX-- (Last two digit) ---> indicate the post office or location.
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 Iceland postal service is Íslandspóstur or simply Pósturinn. Iceland introduced a new postal code in 1776. There are eight postal regions in Iceland in which new postal codes have been introduced. There were more than 149 postal codes in Iceland.
Iceland uses a three-digit numeric zip code system in which the first digit and the last two digits have different indicates which are shown below;
Examples Hr. Guðmundur Árnasson(Addressee)
Tryggvagötu 5(Street + Premises)
220 HAFNARFIRĐI( postalcode , locality)
ICELAND (Country)

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • What is the postal code of the capital city of Iceland?
    Reykjavik is the capital city of Iceland and its postal code starts from 101 and ends at 170.
  • How many digits are found in the Iceland postal code?
    There are three digits found in the Iceland postal code.
  • Name the official postal service in Iceland.
    The official postal service in Iceland is Íslandspóstur or simply Pósturinn.
  • How many postal codes are in Iceland?
    Iceland has more than 149 postal codes.
  • What is the alpha three-letter country code of Iceland?
    The alpha three-letter country code of Iceland is ISL.