Riyadh Postal Codes: Saudi Arabia

Area Name Postal Codes
Al Izdihar 12488
Al Mughrizat 12433
Al Mahdiyah 12545
Al Murabba 12625
Al Mathar Ash Shamali 12547
Al Mursalat 12627
Al Muruj 12552
Al Olaya  12633
Al Olaya 12554
Al Oud 12634
Al Safarat 12556
Al Raed 12652
Al Wizarat 12332
Al Wahah 12575
An Nakheel 12282
Al Wurud 12576
Dhahrat Laban 12283
An Nakheel  12644
Ghubairah 12241
An Nuzhah 12632
Irqah 12512
Ar Rahmaniyyah 12485
Salahuddin 12513
As Salhiyah 12486
Ad Dhubbat 12626
As Sinaiyah 12487
Ad Dirah 12395
As Sulimaniyah 12571
Ad Diriyah 12394
At Taawun 12572
Al Amal 12562
King Abdul Aziz District 12573
Al Futah 12664
King Abdullah District 12574
Al Khuzama 12534
King Fahd District 12582
Al Malaz 12546
King Saud University 12584
Al Marqab 12583
Manfouhah Al Jadidah 12587
Al Maseef 12585
Salam District 12641
Al Mohammadiyyah 12533
Umm Al Hamam Al Gharbi 12642
Umm Al Hamam Al Sharqi 12645
King Fahd 12271

There is a small line of difference between the zip code and the postal code. However, both are used to direct and filter mails and to determine the time and cost of mail delivery. In addition, these codes are also useful for collecting demographic information. Here we have given you all Riyadh postal code - Riyadh zip code - Riyadh postcode that you can use for mailing in Riyadh.

Postal Code:

Postal code can be defined as a coding system used by many countries around the world to facilitate automatic mail filtering. It is a series of numbers, or combinations of numbers and letters, that help mail departments and courier companies identify the exact location and location, where the email should be delivered or dropped.

The postal code indicates the width of the shipping area, which means that there is a single postal code, for different delivery areas, coming under the same area. For this purpose, there is a local distribution of postal code and therefore connected to a specific local area, however, the composition and functionality vary from one nation to another.

Therefore, postal codes can include country, region, municipality, roads, military, etc.

ZIP Code:

The name Zip Code is an acronym for the Zone Improvement Plan, launched by the United States Postal Services (USPS) in 1963.

The Zip Code is widely used to identify the exact place where parcels, packages and letters should be delivered, by dividing the regions into simple groups of locations, which speeds up the mail delivery process as mail sorting becomes easier. These geographical groups may contain various addresses, businesses, geographic features, etc.

Previously, it was a five-digit number, changed to a 9-digit number, to better identify the location, where the mail should be delivered.

Differences Between Zip Code and Postal Code:

The differences between zip code and postal code are discussed in the following points:

  1. Zip Code means a postal code, which is used in several countries with a postal address to specify a mailing address. On the other hand, the postal code indicates the code used in the postal address, which helps to filter emails for the purpose of delivering them to their destination.
  2. The Zip Code was introduced by the United States Postal Services (USPS) in 1963, and in 1959 the postal code was introduced.
  3. The Zip Code is widely used in the United States and the Philippines. In contrast, the Postal Code is used in some countries.
  4. The Zip code aims to separate regions to facilitate mail filtering, identifying the area where the email is directed. In contrast, the Postal Code is used for the purpose of identifying and identifying a location, planning a route, and collecting personal information.
  5. The zip code contains only numbers, and the postal code contains numbers or combinations of numbers and letters, and sometimes punctuation marks are also encoded with numbers and letters.


Many countries around the world use codes either postal code or zip code or any other similar code, by whatever name it is called, at the postal address. This often makes moving and delivery of mail easier, faster and more efficient, which not only saves the delivery time and efforts and prevents confusion, when two locations are known by the same name, city or town.