Locations 100% 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 coordinate system). The data has to be available for the entire country. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Zipcodes
  • Addresses
  • Coordinates (latitude, longitude)
  • Data available for entire country

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes
In an open and machine-readable format DBF, GML, SHP, SHX Zip codes: XLSX, tab-separated Zip code borders: SOSI 4.0, ESRI Shape
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 2
findable_steps Looked up on the national portal, found links for borders to data.kartverket.no. Since I know the latter portal is being phased out, I found the correct dataset on geonorge.no
licence_url http://data.norge.no/nlod/ Dataset for zip codes is under an NLOD-license, zip code borders is under CC BY 4.0
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name Posten Norge AS
characteristics Zipcodes, Addresses, Coordinates (latitude, longitude), Data available for entire country
location http://data.norge.no/data/posten-norge/postnummer-i-nor - Entry on national open data portal (data.norge.no), https://kartkatalog.geonorge.no/metadata/kartverket/pos - Zip code borders

Meta data

Data location   http://data.norge.no/data/posten-norge/postnummer-i-nor - Entry on national open data portal (data.norge.no)
   https://kartkatalog.geonorge.no/metadata/kartverket/pos - Zip code borders
Data licence   http://data.norge.no/nlod/
Data format   DBF, GML, SHP, SHX
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Bergheimivar L
Last modified   Mon Jan 16 2017 15:00:41 GMT+0000 (UTC)