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by Vishal Kumar

Germany Zip Code is also known as Postal Codes of Germany. It is a series of digits affixed to an address (postal) for sorting mail. Find here the list of Germany Zip Codes for all the major regions and cities of Germany.

A postal code is known as a Zip code in Germany (German: Deutschlandkarte). It is a series of digits affixed to an address (postal) for sorting mail. A postal code is known as the Zip code of Germany.

It is a series of digits affixed to an address (postal) for sorting mail. Germany is probably the 1st country that introduced a system of postal codes. In 1951 Germany introduced the postal code. Postal services have special rules for postal codes. In most 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 – KreischaLeipzig (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 – RatiborZwickau (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 – PankowHamburg (region)
20001-20999 – Hamburg
Chemnitz (region)
09111 – 09131 – Chemnitz
09380 – Thalheim
09509 – Pockau
09623 – Frauenstein
09394 – Hohndorf
09392 – AuerbachMecklenburg 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 German phone code could be found.

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