Open Knowledge

Location datasets / 2014 25% open


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


The Postcodes are provide by Deutsche Post AG, a formal state owned, now private Company. The Postcodes can be accessed via an online Service However the underling datasets are not available for download and are not free of charge. They can only be purchased as a CD rom The only available data is provided by an unofficial open source website (

No change in data from 2013.

Reviewer comments

No change in data from 2013.



  • Mor Rubinstein


  • Mor Rubinstein