A database of postcodes/zipcodes and the corresponding spatial locations in terms of a latitude and a longitude (or similar coordinates in an openly published national coordinate system). If a postcode/zipcode system does not exist in the country, please submit a dataset of administrative borders. Data submitted in this category must satisfy the following minimum conditions

  • Zipcodes
  • Address
  • Coordinate (latitude longitude)
  • national level
  • updated once a year

  • Administrative boundaries

  • Boarders poligone
  • name of poligone (city, neighborhood)
  • national level
  • updated once a year

Data Location



The dataset (All India Pincode directory with contact details along with Latitude and longitude) is available in CSV format at https://data.gov.in/dataset/all-india-pincode-directory. The information available on OGD India and is completely open for reuse and further studies and research. Many Applications have also been developed using this data. The data is also available at https://www.indiapost.gov.in/pin/. The data consists of pincodes along with post office information like address and postal code. The data can also be searched by location or pincode on https://www.indiapost.gov.in/.

The license does not allow commercial use, it is not open.

Reviewer comments

License is not Open - https://data.gov.in/sites/default/files/NDSAP.pdf

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • Y Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   CSV
Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Wed Oct 28 2015 15:51:51 GMT+0000 (UTC)