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Postal Codes Database for 241 Countries and Regions

A postal code (also known locally in various English-speaking countries throughout the world as a post code, postcode, ZIP Code or PIN) is a series of letters or digits or both, sometimes including spaces or punctuation, included in a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail.

The characters used in postal codes are

  • The Arabic numerals "0" to "9"
  • Letters of the ISO basic Latin alphabet
  • Spaces, hyphens

There are a number of synonyms for postal code: CAP: The standard term in Italy. CEP: The standard term in Brazil. Eircode: The standard term in Ireland. NPA: French-speaking Switzerland and Italian-speaking Switzerland. PIN: The standard term in India. PLZ: The standard term in Germany, Austria, German-speaking Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Postal code: The general term is used in Canada. Postcode: This solid compound is popular in many English-speaking countries. PSČ: The standard term in Slovakia and Czech Republic. ZIP code: The standard term in the United States and the Philippines.

Postal codes by country and digit-type.
Numeric digits:
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Alphanumeric digits:   6   7   8
Postal codes not in use:   

In February 2005, 117 of the 190 member countries of the Universal Postal Union had postal code systems. Only a few postal code systems are alphanumeric, Most of them are numeric. Postal codes are usually assigned to geographical areas.