Russia postal Code

Russia or the Russian Federation is a transcontinental country spread across Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. Russia is the largest country in the world. It shares land boundaries with fourteen countries. Moscow is the capital and largest city in Russia. The other major cities and towns in Russia are St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Chelyabinsk, Omsk, Samara, Rostov-on-Don, etc.

The official language of the country in Russia is Russian. The other spoken languages in Russia are Ukrainian, Bashkir, Chuvash, Chechen, etc. Russia is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like New Year Celebrations, Orthodox Christmas, Winter Festival, Maslenitsa (Pancake Week), Reindeer Herders Festival in Yamal, Russian Orthodox Easter, Moscow Golden Mask Festival, Victory Day, Peterhof Fountains Opening and Closing Ceremonies, St Petersburg ‘White Nights” Festival, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.

The official name of the postal service in Russia is Russian Post. The current form of postal service in Russia was introduced in 2002. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Russia got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.

Land Area

Russia has a total land area of 1,70,98,246 km2, which comes to around a total of 66,01,670 mi2. The territory of Russia is composed of 89 federal subjects. It was further subdivided into cities, municipalities, towns, and villages.

Water Area

Russia has major sources of water including groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Russia has more than 2,01,200 lakes and a few water bodies. Some water bodies have developed as tourist spots. Many water bodies are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these water bodies are fresh water and very few are salt lakes.


Russia contains more than 20 mountain ranges. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain is Elbrus which is about 5,642 meters (18,510 feet). The other major mountains in Russia are Dykh-Tau, Koshtan-Tau, Pik Pushkina, Jangi-Tau, Shkhara, Kazbek, Mishrigi, etc.

Postal Stamps

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List of postal and courier services in Russia:

  • Express.ru
  • State Courier Service
  • EMS Post of Russia
  • FedEx Express - TNT
  • Pony Express
  • Post of Russia

Russia PostalCode
Postcode type and position 6 digits below locality or country name.

Ivanov Alexander Ivanovitch
ul. Lesnaya d. 5, kv.176,
Coding method XXX-- (First three digit) --->indicate the province or large town.
XXX-- (Last three digit) ---> indicate the delivery 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 Russian postal service is Russian Post. The current form of postal service in Russia was introduced in 2003. The territory of Russia is divided into 89 federal subjects. Russia has more than 44,105 postal codes.
Russia uses a six-digit numeric postal code system in which the first three digits and the last three digits have different indicates which are shown below;
Examples Ivanov Alexander Ivanovitch(Addressee)
ul. Lesnaya d. 5, kv.176,(Street + Premises)
g. MOSKVA 125075( postalcode , locality)

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • How many digits are found in the Russian postal code?
    There are six digits found in the Russian postal code.
  • What is the postal code of the capital city of Russia?
    Moscow is the capital city of Russia and its postal code starts from 101000 and ends at 115487.
  • Name the official postal service in Russia.
    The official postal service in Russia is Russia Post.
  • How many postal codes are in Russia?
    Russia has more than 44,105 postal codes.
  • Give the alpha three-letter country code of Russia.
    The alpha three-letter country code of Russia is RUS.