What is the postal code of El Salvador?

Perhaps many times you ever wondered what the postal code of El Salvador is. Well, postal code is a series of numbers that are necessary for shipment or delivery of the mail. And in fact, in many internet services when you register they ask the postal code of the place where you live.

postal code of El Salvador

Many times in El Salvador tend to confuse the postal code with the area code, which is 503. However, this area code is valid only for international calls to El Salvador.

It also believes that the postal code of El Salvador is 00106-8000, however, it has been said that this code is only used by the United States postal service to send correspondence to El Salvador regardless of Department or city in the country.

Looking for on the web site of El Salvador post we do not find any information related to the postal code of El Salvador. But according to the Universal Postal Union, the codes there are in our country and have the following characteristics:

  • Advertisements They begin with the letters CP and 4 digits that indicate the location.
  • The first digit identifies the area of the country.
  • The second digit to the Department.
  • The third and fourth municipality.

So then we have the following postal codes in El Salvador, depending on your location:

Postal codes central zone of El Salvador

  • CP 1101: San Salvador, San Salvador
  • CP 1116: Soyapango, San Salvador
  • CP 1117: Ilopango, San Salvador
  • CP 1201: Sensuntepeque, Cabañas
  • CP 1204: Ilobasco, Cabañás
  • CP 1301: Chalatenango, Chalatenango
  • CP 1401: Cojutepeque, Cuscatlán
  • CP 1501: Santa Tecla, La Libertad
  • CP 1502: Antiguo Cuscatlán, La Libertad
  • CP 1512: Lourdes-Colón, La Libertad
  • CP 1513: Nuevo Cuscatlán, La Libertad
  • CP 1601: Zacatecoluca, La Paz
  • CP 1701: San Vicente, San Vicente

Postal codes zona occidental of El Salvador

  • CP 2101: Ahuachapán, Ahuachapán
  • CP 2103: Atiquizaya, Ahuachapán
  • CP 2201: Santa Ana, Santa Ana
  • CP 2205: Chalchuapa, Santa Ana
  • CP 2215: San Sebastian Salitrillo – Ciudad Real, Santa Ana
  • CP 2301: Sonsonate, Sonsonate
  • CP 2320: Sonzacate, Sonsonate

Postal codes zona oriental of El Salvador

  • CP 3101: La Unión, La Unión
  • CP 3201: Gotera, Morazán
  • CP 3301: San Miguel, San Miguel CP 3401: Usulután, Usulután

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