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Postal codes

The German word for "postal code" is "Postleitzahl". The abbreviated form is PLZ.

All German postal codes are 5 digits long.

The postal codes for Munich city begin with either 80 or 81.

Significant areas within Munich are as follows:

See also: Munich city districts

The postal codes for other areas of Germany are as follows. Note that PLZ borders do not adhere strictly to the state borders (PLZ != Bundesländer). The numbers follow the broad pattern of lower numbers in the north, higher numbers in the south.

  • 0xxxx - Saxony, Brandenburg
  • 1xxxx - Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Brandenburg, Berlin
  • 2xxxx - Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg, Bremen
  • 3xxxx - Lower Saxony
  • 4xxxx - Lower Saxony, Saarland
  • 5xxxx - Saarland, Rhineland-Palatinate
  • 6xxxx - Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate
  • 7xxxx - Baden-Württemberg, eg. Stuttgart, Freiburg
  • 8xxxx - Munich and Bavaria
  • 9xxxx - Northern Bavaria


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