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.
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.
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.