A unique number assigned to each settlement area in India. You can use the PIN code to identify any settlement area in India. The PIN code is a group of numbers between one and nine digit long. These numbers represent a settlement area’s location and the chronological order of their creation.The India Post system assigns the PIN codes to each settlement area when the inhabitants of that city begin using postal services. If no postal service is present, no PIN code is assigned.
The first two digits are determined by the region where the settlement is located. The last four digits are provided by the India Post system and are randomly assigned, conforming to specific criteria for ensuring that several settlements have similar digits.
The state name can also be determined from this information because it is always included in postal addresses. The state abbreviation or its full name can be discovered in other documents such as telephone directories or electoral rolls.
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Retrieve relevant information for a given Pin Code in India. Get PostOffice name, State name, and City name.
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