The Vancouver postcodes map shows all the zip codes of Vancouver. This zip code map of Vancouver will allow you to easily find postal codes and address lookup of Vancouver in British Columbia - Canada. The Vancouver postcode map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Canadian provincial and territorial postal abbreviations are used by Canada Post in a code system that consists of two capital letters, to represent the 13 provinces and territories on addressed mail. These abbreviations allow automated sorting. Postcodes in Vancouver start with the letter V and the initial section in the address looks like V6A, V3W, V3J, V3Y, V5R 6H2, V5K 2N5, V5K 1W7, etc as you can see in Vancouver postcodes map. These abbreviations are not the source of letters in Canadian postcodes, which are assigned by Canada Post on a different basis than these abbreviations. While postcodes are also used for sorting, they allow extensive regional sorting. Also, several provinces have postal codes that begin with different letters.
By the early 1960s, all the other cities in Canada had been divided into postal zones, including Quebec, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and Vancouver as well as Toronto and Montreal. For example, an address in Vancouver would read as 905 Robson Street, Vancouver 1, B.C. By the end of the 1960s, the Post Office began implementing a three-digit zone number scheme in major cities to replace the existing one and two-digit zone numbers as its shown in Vancouver postcodes map, starting in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.
Vancouver is City in British Columbia Province in Canada. The Vancouver Postodes / Zip Codes are used within the Vancouver, Canada to help the Canada Post Corporation to send or receive mail more efficiently as its mentioned in Vancouver postcodes map. In Canada, every city has its own area code. An area code is a code that is placed before the actual phone number in order to make a call. Every city is allotted an area code, which belongs only to it. A wrong area code will either show an error or place the call to any other location. Companies offering area codes services take help of Google Map services to find the right city/ location through the area codes.