List of postal codes in South Africa

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

 
Jump to: navigation, search

List of postal code ranges[edit]

Postal code boundaries do not follow provincial borders exactly, especially since the re–organisation of provinces in 1994.

Code RangeArea
Northern Region (Gauteng, Mpumalanga, most of North West, Limpopo)
0001–0299Gauteng—Pretoria/Tshwane
0300–0499North West—northern part
0500–0698Limpopo—south and west
0699–0999Limpopo—north and east
1000–1399Mpumalanga—Northern half
1400–1699GautengEast Rand / Ekurhuleni Metro
1700–1799Gauteng—West Rand, Mogale City/Krugersdorp, Roodepoort (now part of Johannesburg)
1800–1999Gauteng—Soweto and Vereeniging/Vanderbijlpark Region (Motsweding)
2000–2199Gauteng—Johannesburg (original Johannesburg, Randburg, Sandton)
2200–2499Mpumalanga—southern half
2500–2899Northwest Province—southern and central
Eastern Region (KwaZulu-Natal, eastern part of Eastern Cape)
2900–3199KwaZulu-Natal—Northern KwaZulu-Natal
3200–3299KwaZulu-Natal—Pietermaritzburg and surrounds
3300–3599KwaZulu-Natal—Midlands
3600–3799KwaZulu-Natal—Region between Durban and Pietermaritzburg, including satellite towns, such as Westville.
3800–3999KwaZulu-Natal—Zululand Region (including Richards Bay)
4000–4099KwaZulu-Natal—Durban / Ethekwini (original area)
4100–4299KwaZulu-Natal—South Coast
4300–4499KwaZulu-Natal—North Coast
4500–4730KwaZulu-Natal—Griqualand East and Umzimkulu
Southern Region (Eastern Cape, eastern parts of Western Cape)
4731–5199Eastern Cape—Former Transkei
5200–5299Eastern Cape—East London
5300–5499Eastern Cape—historical "Border" region
5500–5999Eastern Cape—Northern part
6000–6099Eastern Cape—Port Elizabeth
6100–6499Eastern Cape—Western part
Western Region (Western Cape and western part of Northern Cape)
6500–6699Western Cape—Garden Route and Oudtshoorn area
6700–6899Western Cape—Klein Karoo
6900–7099Western Cape—Great Karoo
7100–7299Western Cape—Area south-east of Cape Town
7300–7399Western Cape—West Coast
7400–7599Western Cape—Northern parts of Cape Metropole
7600–7699Western Cape—Areas East of Cape Town, such as Stellenbosch
7700–8099Western Cape—Cape Town and Cape Peninsula
8100–8299Northern Cape—Namaqualand Region
Central Region (Northern Cape and Free State)
8300–8799Northern Cape—Eastern Part
8800–8999Northern Cape—Gordonia Region
9000–9299formerly assigned to South West Africasee below
9300–9399Free State—Bloemfontein and surrounds
9400–9699Free State—Northern Free State
9700–9899Free State—Eastern Free State
9900–9999Free State—Southern Free State

Former post codes[edit]

The South African post code system (number range 9000-9299) was also used in Namibia until 1992, when it was withdrawn from use by the country's postal service:

 Private Bag X1 9000 WINDHOEK 

South Africa's neighbours, Lesotho and Swaziland, have their own separate post code systems.

External links[edit]