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Encyclopedia > Postal code of China

The Postal code for the People's Republic of China is under a numeric 6-digit system for the whole country. Hong Kong and Macau do not follow this postal system.


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postal code: Information from Answers.com (1878 words)
A postal code (known in various countries as a post code, postcode, or ZIP code) is a series of letters and/or digits appended to a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail.
Although postal codes are usually assigned to geographical areas, sometimes this is not the case: special codes may be assigned to individual addresses or to institutions with large volumes of post, such as government agencies and large commercial companies.
Postal services often have their own distinctive formats and placement rules for postal codes (service areas, as a rule, are defined by national borders).
Postal code - Gurupedia (959 words)
Every postal service (usually having their service area defined by national borders) has a different format and placement for the postal code.
Though usually postal codes are assigned to geographical areas, sometimes this is not the case: special codes may be assigned to institutions with large volumes of post, such as government agencies and large commercial companies.
In the Ă…land Islands, the postal code is prefixed with "AX", not "FIN".
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