- Published: December 2013
- Region: Global
Guide to Worldwide Postal-Code and Address Formats
- Published: February 2012
- Region: Global
- 221 Pages
- WorldVu LLC
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The Guide to Worldwide Postal-Code and Address Formats is your single source for information and examples of postal-code and address formats for more than 200 countries and territories. Have immediate access to information on new postal codes, revisions to existing codes, changes in country and city names plus practical tips for standardizing international addresses, abbreviations, sample addresses, sources of information and more!
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Section I: International Addressing
What Makes International Addresses Different?
What Is a "Correct" Address?
Variations in "correct" addresses
Working definition of a "correct" address
What a "correct" address might mean to you
Section II: Other Languages and Writing Systems
International Alphabets and Scripts
Special characters and diacritical marks
Section III: Maintaining International Address Files
Address as structures of elements
Common Address Storage Systems
Input and Output
Planning for International Addresses
Develop a "style-sheet" of address guidelines for your company
Allow enough space for international addresses
Abbreviating and editing addresses
Languages and Accent Marks
Section IV: Address Components and Considerations
Honorifics and Honorary Titles
Names of Individuals
State or Province
Country of Destination
European Country Codes
If you really can't figure out the address
Section V: World Events Affecting Addresses
Particular Problems Regarding Country Names
Recent Political Changes
Countries Formed Recently
Areas of Civil or Political Conflict
Changes in Provincial and City Names
Changes Affecting International Addressing and Delivery
Changes in Postal-Code or Addressing Formats
Countries Where the Postal-Code Format is Unclear
Section VI: Postal-Code and Address Formats for Individual Countries
Summary Chart of Worldwide Postal-Code and Address Formats
Details of Postal-Code and Address Formats for Individual Countries
A.Special Characters and Diacritical Marks
D.Post Office Designations
E.Address Terms and Abbreviations
F.Company Legal Designations and Abbreviations
G.Returned Mail Terms with Translations
H.Countries of the World in Eight Languages
I.Coding Systems for Countries