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 official list of post codes has the values for all administrative divisions (region, ward, villages).

The official administrative boundaries are freely available from the National Bureau of Statistics(NBS) at ward level. https://www.nbs.go.tz/nbs/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=526:shapefiles&catid=117:shapefiles

Reviewer comments

ok. Through an attribute join, one might have the geometry for post codes at ward level.

Data Availability

  • ? Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • Y Available in bulk
  • ? Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • N 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   Unknown
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Joachim Mangilima
Last modified   Thu Oct 01 2015 15:07:30 GMT+0000 (UTC)