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The postcode in France

The postcode was set up in France in 1964 by La Poste. There exists a postcode for each commune which laid out into 1972 of an office mailing list moderator. Each postcode is composed of 5 digits.

The first 2 figures of the postcode correspond to the department (except rare case of villages bordering).

For Corsica, the postcodes start with 20. The cutting of Corsica not having involved modification.

The 3 following figures of the postcode identify the office distributer. In general, these 3 figures are to 0 for the prefectures (000).

For Paris, Marseille and Lyon, the last 2 figures of the postcode indicate the municipal district.

For the army, the first 2 figures of the postcode are '00'.