Facts about the Postcode

The lowly Postcode allows you not just get your snail mail but opens the door to world of data. But how much do you know about the Postcode itself?

Every day we publish a postcode fact on Twitter - here you can find them all to date

Fact 2 In the UK it's a postcode but you will find it called a postal code in Canada, a ZIP code in the US & a PIN Code in India. International 4 Aug 2014

Fact 1 117 of the 190 members of the Universal Postal Union have a postcode system. International 3 Aug 2014