Postal Code Directory

What is Postal Code ?

A postal code, known in various countries as post code, ZIP code or PIN code, is a series of letters and/or digits appended to a postal address for the purpose of simplify the manual sorting and delivery of mail by eliminating confusion over incorrect addresses, similar place names and different languages used by the public.

Most of the postal code systems are numeric, only a few are alphanumeric. ZIP Code and PIN Code are similar to each other. Both are postal zone code, but are used for different purposes in different countries at different places. Below table indicates different countries and their corresponding postal code ranges.

Table shows list of postal code range for different countries:

Country Postal Code Range
India 110001 - 855117