Nigeria Zip Code and Its Detailed Explanation

Nigeria Zip Code and Its Detailed Explanation

Postal codes in Nigeria are numeric, consisting of six digits. NIPOST, the Nigerian Postal Service, divides the country into nine regions, which make up the first digit of the code. The second and third digits, combined with the first, are the dispatch district for outgoing sorting.

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If you’ve been confused for some time about what the correct Nigeria ZIP code is, then this post is for you, as it gives some clarification.

In all other countries, postal codes are used. However, ZIP codes in the US are used for the same purposes for which other countries use postal codes — for mailing purposes.

 So, ZIP codes are to the US while postal codes are to other countries — including Nigeria.

Complete list of Nigeria combinations for all its states and FCT ZIP CODE

Abia – 440001

Adamawa – 640001

Akwa Ibom – 520001

Anambra – 420001

Bauchi – 740001

Bayelsa – 561001

Benue – 970001

Borno – 600001

Cross River – 540001

Delta – 320001