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Example of a PIN: The PIN code of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh

A Postal Index Number or PIN or Pincode is the post office numbering or post code system used by the Indian Postal Service. PIN stands for Postal Index Number and the code is 6 digits long. The PIN was introduced on August 15, 1972. Image File history File links PIN_code_of_India. ... Image File history File links PIN_code_of_India. ... , Ujjain   (Hindi:उज्जैन) (also known as Ujain, Ujjayini, Avanti, Avantikapuri) is an ancient city of central India, in the Malwa region of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, on the eastern bank of the Kshipra River. ... , Madhya Pradesh (abbreviated as MP)   (HindÄ«: मध्य प्रदेश, English: , IPA: ), often called the Heart of India, is a state in central India. ... A postal code is a series of letters and/or digits appended to a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail. ... is the 227th day of the year (228th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Distribution of PIN Codes across India

There are 8 PIN regions in India. The first digit of the PIN code indicates the region in which a given post office falls in. The second digit indicates the sub-region, and the third digit indicates the sorting district within the region. The final three digits are assigned to individual post offices. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (690x811, 153 KB) Author: Published by Indian Postal Service Source: Indian Postal Department URL: http://www. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (690x811, 153 KB) Author: Published by Indian Postal Service Source: Indian Postal Department URL: http://www. ...


The 9 PIN regions cover the Indian states and union territories as:

First 2 Digits of PIN Postal Circle
11 Delhi
12 and 13 Haryana
14 to 16 Punjab
17 Himachal Pradesh
18 to 19 Jammu & Kashmir
20 to 28 Uttar Pradesh
30 to 34 Rajasthan
36 to 39 Gujarat
40 to 44 Maharastra
45 to 49 Madhya Pradesh
50 to 53 Andhra Pradesh
56 to 59 Karnataka
60 to 64 Tamil Nadu
67 to 69 Kerala
70 to 74 West Bengal
75 to 77 Orissa
78 Assam
79 North Eastern India
80 to 85 Bihar
A post box with PIN marked on it

For other uses, see Delhi (disambiguation). ... For the town in Hoshiarpur district, see Hariana. ... This article details the Indian state of Punjab. ... , Himachal Pradesh   (Panjabi: ਹਿਮਾਚਲ ਪਰਦੇਸ਼,(Hindi: हिमाचल प्रदेश, IPA: ) is a state in the north-west of India. ... Jammu and Kashmir is a historic state in Asia which is currently disputed between India, Pakistan, and to a lesser extent, China. ... , Chandigarh   (Punjabi: , Hindi: , pronunciation: ) also called The City Beautiful , is a city in India that serves as the capital of two states: Punjab and Haryana. ... , Uttar Pradesh (Hindi: , Urdu: , translation: Northern Province, IPA: ,  ), [often referred to as U.P.], located in central-south Asia and northern India, is the most populous and fifth largest state in the Republic of India. ... , Uttarakhand (Hindi: उत्तराखंड), known as Uttaranchal from 2000 to 2006, became the 27th state of the Republic of India on November 9, 2000. ... , Rājasthān (DevanāgarÄ«: राजस्थान, IPA: )   is the largest state of the Republic of India in terms of area. ... This article is for the Indian state. ... Daman and Diu (Portuguese: Gujarati is the main language; use of Portuguese is declining because it is not official or taught at school (but still spoken by 10% in Daman). ... Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a Union Territory in western India. ... , Chhattisgarh (Chhattisgarhi/Hindi: छत्तीसगढ़, IPA: )  , a state in central India, formed when the sixteen Chhattisgarhi-speaking southeastern districts of Madhya Pradesh gained statehood on November 1, 2000. ... , Maharashtra (Marathi: महाराष्ट्र , IPA:  , translation: Great Nation) is Indias third largest state in area and second largest in population after Uttar Pradesh. ... , Madhya Pradesh (abbreviated as MP)   (HindÄ«: मध्य प्रदेश, English: , IPA: ), often called the Heart of India, is a state in central India. ... For other uses, see Goa (disambiguation). ... “Andhra” redirects here. ... , Karnātakā   (Kannada: ಕನಾ೯ಟಕ) (IPA: ) is one of the four southern states of India. ... Yanam or Yanaon is a district of the Union territory of Pondicherry and a town in that district. ... This article is about the Union Territory. ... , Kerala ( ; Malayalam: കേരളം; ) is a state on the Malabar Coast of southwestern India. ... Tamil Nadu (தமிழ் நாடு, Land of the Tamils) is a state at the southern tip of India. ... This article is about the Union Territory. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... , West Bengal (Bengali: পশ্চিমবঙ্গ Poshchimbôŋgo) is a state in eastern India. ... , Orissa   (Oriya: ଓଡ଼ିଶା), is a state situated on the east coast of India. ... Assam   (Assamese: অসম Ôxôm) is a north eastern state of India with its capital at Dispur, a part of Guwahati. ... , Sikkim (Nepali:  , also Sikhim) is a landlocked Indian state nestled in the Himalayas. ... , Arunachal Pradesh   (Hindi: Aruṇācal PradeÅ›) is the eastern most state on Indias north-east frontier. ... , Nagaland   is a hill state located in the far north-eastern part of India. ... , Manipur   (Bengali: মণিপুর, Meitei Mayek: mnipur) is a state in northeastern India making its capital in the city of Imphal. ... , Mizoram   is one of the Seven Sister States in northeastern India on the border with Myanmar. ... Tripura   (Bengali: ত্রিপুরা, Hindi: त्रिपुरा) is a state in North East India. ... , Meghalaya   is a small state in north-eastern India. ... Map of Andaman and Nicobar Islands with an extra detailed area around Port Blair The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a union territory of India. ... For other uses, see Bihar (disambiguation). ... , Jharkhand   (Hindi: झारखंड, Bengali: ঝাড়খণ্ড,IPA: ) is a state in eastern India. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1632x1224, 1849 KB) photographed by Pratheepps Pictorial cancellation. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1632x1224, 1849 KB) photographed by Pratheepps Pictorial cancellation. ...

See also

Indian Postal Service functioning under the brand name India Post, is a government operated postal system in India; it is generally referred to within India as the post office. The Indian Postal Service, with 154,000 post offices, is the most widely distributed post office system in the world (China...

References

  • IndiaPost - Indian Postal Service

External links

  • Indian Postal Service - Search PIN Codes anywhere in India

For Andhra Pradesh PIN (Post Index Number) Codes


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