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Indian Pin Code

A Postal Index Number (PIN) or popularly known as PIN code is a six digit post office numbering or postal code system used by the India Postal department to identify Post Offices of different parts in India. The first digit define the postal zone, second digit used to identify sub-zone, third digit defines the shorting districts belong that sub-zone and last three digits defines the individual post offices inside the shorting districts area.

Indian postal system divided into nine postal zones, where eight zones are called as regional zone and one for functional zone (used for the Indian Army). All nine zones and zone code (First digit of PIN Code) define below,

  1. Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Chandigarh
  2. Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
  3. Rajasthan, Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
  4. Maharashtra, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh
  5. Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka
  6. Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Pondicherry, Lakshadweep
  7. West Bengal, Orissa, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Assam, Sikkim
  8. Bihar, Jharkhand
  9. Army Post Office (APO) and Field Post Office (FPO)