Please let us know if you find any errors in the data set. For unsupported countries countries not in the list above , all postal codes will be marked as valid with no city name returned. The geographic location shall be written in capital letters. If none are selected, we can just call the reset function. This ontology describes the GeoNames features properties using the , the feature classes and codes being described in the language. Those data are accessible free of charge through a number of Web services and a daily database export.
Seconds value must be a number 0 - 59. In these cases it is recommended to prompt the user to input the city name themselves. Postal code Approximate geographical area 12x xx - 15x xx Southern Stockholm metropolitan 16x xx - 19x xx Northern Stockholm metropolitan 23x xx South-western 24x xx Central 26x xx North-western 27x xx South-eastern 28x xx Northern and south-western 29x xx North-eastern and western 31x xx Southern 33x xx Western 34x xx Western 36x xx Eastern 37x xx Middle and eastern 38x xx Southern 42x xx - 47x xx Northern and western 51x xx Southern 52x xx - 54x xx Eastern 56x xx - 57x xx Northern and middle 59x xx Southern and northern 61x xx Northern and southern 62x xx 64x xx Northern 66x xx - 68x xx and northern 69x xx Southern 71x xx Northern 73x xx 74x xx Middle and southern 76x xx Northern 77x xx Southern 78x xx Central and western 79x xx Northern 81x xx Southern and northern 82x xx Northern 83x xx Northern 84x xx Southern and south-western 86x xx South-eastern 87x xx Middle 88x xx North-western 89x xx North-eastern 91x xx Southern 92x xx Middle 93x xx North-eastern and South-western 94x xx Southern 95x xx Middle 96x xx South-eastern 98x xx Northern The third figure in combination with the first two indicates the mail delivery location. President Benjamin Harrison signed an Executive Order establishing the Board and giving it authority to resolve unsettled geographic names questions. Great Britain's Royal Mail allows you to start your search with either an address or a postal code using the same entry box. Regalia, Blake; Janowicz, Krzysztof; Mai, Gengchen; Varanka, Dalia E. Country Codes An attorney for more than 18 years, Jennifer Williams has served the Florida Judiciary as supervising attorney for research and drafting, and as appointed special master.
Unsure which region to choose? The have been in place since 1948 and have been revised when needed. Example: 1337 country string Optional. Previously, these figures indicated the mail terminal that sorted mail for the particular geographic location. The post codes are sorted by geographical location. Board on Geographic Names is a Federal body created in 1890 and established in its present form by Public Law in 1947 to maintain uniform geographic name usage throughout the Federal Government. Numbers starting with 10-19 are part of ; otherwise, the lower numbers are part of the bigger city areas in the south, and increase northwards. Computing the boundary information can help detect inconsistencies such as near-identical places and the placement of locations such as cities under wrong parents such as provinces or countries.
If you are sending something through international mail, you'll need both codes to constitute a complete address and ensure that your package reaches its intended recipient. Mail delivery centers are divided into two-, three-, and five-digit positioning groups depending on the size of the geographical place. Click on any of the postal codes and you'll see a satellite view of the area with corresponding geographic labels. Beyond names of places in various languages, data stored include , , , population, administrative subdivision and. The literature provides very few works on automatically resolving them. This means you can use the dump as long as you give credit to geonames a link on your website to www. Thanks For Canada we have only the first letters of the full postal codes for copyright reasons For Chile we have only the first digits of the full postal codes for copyright reasons For Ireland we have only the first letters of the full postal codes for copyright reasons For Malta we have only the first letters of the full postal codes for copyright reasons The Argentina data file contains the first 5 positions of the postal code.
Through a interface, users are invited to manually edit and improve the database by adding or correcting names, move existing features, add new features, etc. Minutes value must be a number 0 - 59. Just use our lookup by address feature at the top of the page or click on the our interactive map to access your needed zip code. The usefulness of standardizing not regulating geographic names has been proven time and again, and today more than 50 nations have some type of national names authority. These locations are often so small and remote that it is not practically possible to transfer all mail to a larger three-digit locations. Since then, the postcode system has been essentially the same, but a slight reform was carried out during the mid-1990s as all remaining mail terminals were equipped with automatic mail sorting machines.
This readme describes the GeoNames Postal Code dataset. Decisions of the Board were accepted as binding by all departments and agencies of the Federal Government. The data format is tab-delimited text in utf8 encoding, with the following fields : country code : iso country code, 2 characters postal code : varchar 20 place name : varchar 180 admin name1 : 1. This means that one postal code might have multiple city names. The fourth figure is the type of delivery.
For Brazil only major postal codes are available only the codes ending with -000 and the major code per municipality. The client url should be set to the url of the web shop or application the end user is ordering from. For example, if you click on Australia, you will go to the Australia Post website, where you enter the name of a suburb, city or town to find its postal code or enter the postal code for a reverse look-up. Locate the correct postal codes for Stockholm in the list above by clicking the destination region you are sending to. Seconds value must be a number 0 - 59. A notable exception is Hong Kong, which is devoid of such help in finding a specific address.
Manually correcting these inaccuracies is both tedious and error prone due to the database size and may require experts. In 1967, it was decided that postcodes would be introduced in Sweden as of May 12, 1968. Note that the postal code may be searched with nearby approximation. Save selected Map Scale Range values. This readme describes the GeoNames Postal Code dataset.
For geographic feature names policies applying to the United States, or to the use of foreign geographic names, Antarctica names, and undersea feature names by the United States, see the respective items in the main menu on the left. Since the reform of the postcode system in the mid-1990s, only a few five-digit positions locations remain. Singh and Rafiei show that the boundary information derived in their work can move more than 20% of locations in GeoNames to better positions in the spatial hierarchy and the accuracy of those moves is over 90%. The sample request for this proxy can be found in the. Just use our lookup by address feature at the top of the page or click on the our interactive map to access your needed zip code. The two-position group has larger varieties, whereas the smallest belongs to the five-digit positioning group.
International mail uses country codes to designate the countries themselves. Only certain Bring services can be delivered to these addresses see the. Check one name type under the Custom Search Criteria tab. The Board comprises representatives of Federal agencies concerned with geographic information, population, ecology, and management of public lands. Latitude Degrees must be a number.