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What data is expected?

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

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Is the data available for free? No
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? No
  •   Is the data available online? No (No URL given)
  •   Is data in digital form? No
  •   Publicly available? No
  •   Does the data exist? No


There is no geospatial link for the postcodes. All that's available is the postcodes themselves with corresponding place names on the Belgian Postal Office (bpost) which is partially owned by the Belgian government (privatised public office). ( Unchanged since review in 2014.

Reviewer comments

The dataset is available from a third party, at charge



  • Codrina Maria Ilie


  • anonymous