Available on iOS and Android as Sharjah Postal Code
, the system accurately maps the emirate by identifying locations using a five-digit code detailing the emirate, the city, the area and a two-digit sector code.
Sharjah -- Under directives from His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC) has launched the first phase of the new postal code
system in Sharjah.
Health researchers often use postal code
information to link health data with census data.
Alternatively, one can postulate that two states are chained if the second letter of the first postal code
is the first letter of the second postal code
: PA is followed by AK is followed by KS is followed by SD, and so on.
Today the importance of postal code
geodata is hard to overestimate when large retail, banking and insurance companies are constantly collecting the information on consumers for CRM and marketing purposes.
He added: "We're the only country in Europe which doesn't have a postal code
To use a geo demographical model in order to estimate the socio economical profile and the demographical profile of the subscribers based on the postal code
Using 102,076 signboards and the postal code
proposed by the Emirates Post Group, the new system ensures "precise identification of destinations", said Khalid Al Ali, SUPC's secretary-general.
Indeed, most other countries do not have a postal code
system that is as spatially accurate as Canada's; precise spatial geocoding elsewhere is generally based on the complete residential address.
The new postal code
system aims to raise the efficiency of postal services in the emirate and will be linked to the geographical information system (GIS) as per international standards.
Simply supply a zip or postal code
and it will be instantly matched to the general sales and use tax rate levels for the state, county, city, MTA, SPD and more.
The new site for the new administrative building has the postal code
area 30159, or in the surrounding areas: