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



JP Post does not claim copyright on zip code data.

Additionally, a data set linking postal addresses with geo-coordinates are separate, but publicly available online, free of charge, in bulk, without much usage restriction, in digital, machine-readable format, in a timely manner (updated yearly). https://nlftp.mlit.go.jp/isj/index.html The license for the geocoded postal data can be found here https://nlftp.mlit.go.jp/isj/agreement.html.

Reviewer comments


Data Availability

  • Y 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   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Satoshi IIDA
Last modified   Sat Sep 12 2015 05:17:27 GMT+0000 (UTC)