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Germany Zip Codes


The list consists of Germany Zip Codes for all the major regions followed by cities of Germany.



A postal code is known as Zip code in Germany. It is a series of digits affixed to an address (postal) for sorting mails. A postal code is known as Zip code of Germany.
It is a series of digits affixed to an address (postal) for sorting mails. Germany is probably the 1 st country which introduced a system of postal code. In 1951 Germany introduced postal code. Postal services have special rules for postal codes. In most of the European countries postal code starts with the name of the city. Germany uses numeric postal codes. It consists of 5 digits. During the period between 1990 to 1993 West Germany's 4 digit codes were pre-attached with the letter W and in the eastern part of Germany the old 4 digit codes were prefixed with the letter O. Some of the postal codes and postal regions are as follows:



Dresden (region)
01001-01462 - Dresden
01774 - Pretzchendorf
01847 - Lohmen
01809 - Dohna
01987 - Brandenburg
01731 - Kreischa

Leipzig (region)
04003-04357 - Leipzig
04416 - Markkleeberg
04509 - Delitzsch
04651 - Bad Lausick
04758 - Naundorf
04860 - Torgau
04931 is Brandenburg
04758 - Oschatz

Bautzen (region)
02601-02626 - Bautzen
02999 - Knappensee
02977 - Hoyerswerda
02997 - Wittichenau
02627 - Ratibor


Zwickau (region)
08001 - 08066 - Zwickau
08209 - Auerbach (Vogtland)
08340 - Schwarzenburg (Erzgebirge)
08468 - Reichenbach

Berlin (region)
12277,12279 - Marienfelde
12305,12307,12309 - Lichtenrade
13435,13437,13439 - Wittenau
14109 - Wannsee
13187,13189 - Pankow


Hamburg (region)
20001-20999 - Hamburg

Chemnitz (region)
09111 - 09131 - Chemnitz
09380 - Thalheim
09509 - Pockau
09623 - Frauenstein
09394 - Hohndorf
09392 - Auerbach

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (region)
17237 - Möllenbeck
17489 - Greifswald
Bremen (region)
28078-28199 -Bremen

Area codes in Germany consist of 2-5 digits. Usually shorter area codes are used for larger cities, and long area codes are used for smaller towns. On the other hand the Private telephone numbers are assigned inversely long. The larger cities have seven or eight digits, while those small cities may have three to four digits. To call a number within the area of Germany dial the number only and to make a call outside Germany one has to use the respective area code. In a phone directory the Germany phone code could be found.