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Difference Between Zip Code and Postal Code

Difference Between Zip Code and Postal Code

Summary:The term postal code is especially utilized in the USA and Zip code is usually utilized in other countries. Let’s find the¬†difference between zip code and postal code.

Difference Between Zip Code and Postal Code

Difference

Zip Code:-
The 1st digit represents a certain group of US states.
The 2nd and 3rd digits together represent a region in that group.
The 4th and 5th digits represent a group of delivery addresses within that region.
Postal Code:-
The written format is letter—>number—>letter, space, number—>letter—>number.
The first three characters are called the (FSA) Forward Sortation Area.
The last three characters are called the (LDU) Local Delivery Unit.

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