postal code


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postal code

n
Canadian a code of letters and digits used as part of a postal address to aid the sorting of mail. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): postcode US equivalent: zip code

post′al code`


n.
(in Canada) a mailing code of numbers and letters similar to the postcode in Britain.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postal code - a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
code - a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy
name and address, destination, address - written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
Translations
postinumero
郵便番号
postkod
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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: