Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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For changes from 21st August 2020 we have started to highlight the most recent edit in each country chapter in this way to help you to easily identify new information.

18 September 2022 10:26:56

   Kazakhstan: Capital city name updated

05 September 2022 11:15:37

   Burkina Faso: Telephone numbers section updated 

31 August 2022 13:45:34

   Paraguay: Telephone numbers section updated   

06 August 2022 13:47:44

   Indonesia: Administrative districts section updated

20 July 2022 12:09:17

   Oman: Telephone numbers section updated    

14 July 2022 12:21:41

   Türkiye: Added

12 July 2022 13:10:04

   Kazakhstan: Administrative districts section updated

10 July 2022 11:34:20

   Singapore: Address formats section updated

20 June 2022 12:10:40

   Faeroe Islands / Faroe Islands: Telephone numbers section updated    

10 June 2022 11:55:22

   Saudi Arabia: Address formats section updated

26 May 2022 13:38:33

   Nepal: Administrative districts section updated

21 May 2022 11:52:56

   Luxembourg: Administrative districts section and graphic updated

16 May 2022 13:00:56

   Bolivia: Administrative districts graphic corrected

11 May 2022 14:26:06

   Syria: Telephone numbers section updated 

08 May 2022 13:14:55

   Vietnam: Additional adress format and thoroughfare type information added

01 May 2022 13:36:28

   Burkina Faso: Telephone numbers section updated 
   Faeroe Islands / Faroe Islands: Telephone numbers section updated    

05 April 2022 13:34:33

   Barbados: Telephone numbers section updated 

26 March 2022 12:03:38

   Central African Republic: Address formats section updated

21 March 2022 11:03:36

   Sierra Leone: Telephone numbers section updated; Currency code updated

06 March 2022 11:50:32

   Cayman Islands: Telephone numbers section updated 

23 February 2022 13:24:00

   Montserrat: Telephone numbers section updated 

21 February 2022 10:57:51

   Ecuador: Address formats section updated with information about Quito

18 February 2022 13:06:33

   Italy: Administrative districts graph updated

13 February 2022 13:23:46

   France: Administrative districts graph updated

17 January 2022 13:34:47

   Burkina Faso: Address formats section updated; Postal codes section updated; Postal code regex added
   World postal code formats: Information for Burkina Faso updated 
   Mailing Address Formats: Information for Burkina Faso updated 

09 January 2022 11:15:54

   East Timor: Administrative districts section updated

22 December 2021 12:08:56

   Ethiopia: Administrative districts section updated

12 December 2021 11:28:48

   Libya: Address formats section updated; Postal codes section updated; Postal code regex added
   World postal code formats: Information for Libya updated 

01 December 2021 11:51:13

   Ethiopia: Administrative districts section updated
   Togo: Administrative districts section updated   

22 November 2021 11:52:46

   Bhutan: Telephone numbers section updated 

17 October 2021 11:40:25

   Kuwait: Telephone numbers section updated 

07 October 2021 11:17:56

   Venezuela: Currency code updated

22 September 2021 11:02:02

   Saint Kitts and Nevis: Postal codes section updated
   World postal code formats: Regex for Saint Kitts and Nevis codes improved    

31 August 2021 10:48:59

   Senegal: Telephone numbers section updated 
   South Sudan: Telephone numbers section updated    

28 August 2021 13:14:34

   Myanmar: Administrative districts information, graphic and postal code table updated. 

23 August 2021 13:20:32

   Forms of address: Information and disclaimer covering new "non-binary"  forms of address added.

18 August 2021 12:08:32

   Latvia: Administrative districts information and postal code tables updated. 

17 August 2021 10:30:15

   Switzerland: Address formats section updated

11 August 2021 12:15:55

   South Sudan: Languages section added

03 July 2021 11:52:21

   Vanuatu: Telephone numbers section updated 

01 July 2021 11:45:58

   Burkina Faso: Telephone numbers section updated 

27 June 2021 10:40:29

   Zambia: Number format, date and time formats added   
   Zimbabwe: Date and time formats added     

26 June 2021 10:50:50

   East Timor: Address formats section updated; Postal codes section updated

25 June 2021 11:05:59

   Vietnam: Time format added  
   Wallis and Futuna: Number format, date and time formats added    
   Western Sahara: Number format, date and time formats added 
   Yemen: Date and time formats added           

24 June 2021 12:10:07

   Uruguay: Time format added  
   Uzbekistan: Time format added     
   Vanuatu: Number format, date and time formats added   
   Venezuela: Time format added     

23 June 2021 12:04:07

   Ukraine: Time format added  
   United Arab Emirates: Date and time formats added  
   United Kingdom: Time format added     
   United States Virgin Islands: Number format, date and time formats added      

21 June 2021 11:23:21

   Turks and Caicos Islands: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Tuvalu: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Uganda: Number format, date and time formats added        

20 June 2021 10:45:34

   Trinidad and Tobago: Time format added 
   Tunisia: Date and time formats added 
   Turkey: Time format added     
   Turkmenistan: Number format and time formats added             

19 June 2021 12:18:11

   Thailand: Time format added  
   Togo: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Tokelau: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Tonga: Number format, date and time formats added           

18 June 2021 12:12:12

   Tajikistan: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Tanzania: Number format, date and time formats added     

17 June 2021 09:59:38

   Sweden: Time format added   
   Syria: Date and time formats added  
   Taiwan: Time format added       

16 June 2021 10:53:59

   Sudan: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Suriname: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Swaziland: Number format, date and time formats added        

15 June 2021 11:25:30

   South Korea: Time format added 
   South Sudan: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Spain: Time format added 
   Sri Lanka: Number format, date and time formats added           

14 June 2021 10:40:08

   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Address format graphics and section updated
   World address formats: Format for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines updated   
   Address formats for web forms: Formats for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines updated     

13 June 2021 10:38:47

   South Africa: Number format, date and time formats updated  

12 June 2021 12:11:00

   Slovenia: Time format added 
   Solomon Islands: Number format, date and time formats added     
   Somalia: Number format, date and time formats added     

11 June 2021 11:23:31

   Singapore: Time format added 
   Sint Eustatius: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Sint Maarten: Number format, date and time formats added        
   SLovakia: Time format added 

09 June 2021 12:00:07

   Serbia: Time format added 
   Seychelles: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Sierra Leone: Number format, date and time formats added  

08 June 2021 09:36:59

   Saudi Arabia: Time format added 
   Senegal: Number format, date and time formats added  

07 June 2021 11:25:03

   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Number and time formats added  
   Samoa: Number format, date and time formats added     
   San Marino: Number format, date and time formats added      
   Sao Tome and Principe: Number format, date and time formats added          

05 June 2021 11:41:01

   Saint-Martin: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Saint Pierre and Miquelon: Number format, date and time formats added  

03 June 2021 11:18:19

   Saint-Barthelemy: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Saint Helena: Number format, date and time formats added    
   Saint Kitts and Nevis: Number and time formats added       
   Saint Lucia: Number and time formats added      

02 June 2021 10:43:16

   Romania: Time formats added 
   Russia: Time formats added   
   Rwanda: Number format, date and time formats added    
   Saba: Number format, date and time formats added       

01 June 2021 11:41:03

   Portugal: Time formats added 
   Puerto Rico: Time formats added  
   Qatar: Date and time formats added      
   Reunion: Number format, date and time formats added    

31 May 2021 11:48:31

   Peru: Time formats added 
   Philippines: Time formats added     
   Pitcairn Islands: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Poland: Time formats added      

30 May 2021 10:41:41

   Palau: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Panama: Date and time formats added    
   Papua New Guinea: Number format, date and time formats added    
   Paraguay: Number format, date and time formats added      

29 May 2021 10:53:29

   Northern Mariana Islands: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Norway: Time formats added        
   Oman: Date formats added   
   Pakistan: Time formats added   

28 May 2021 11:09:48

   Niue: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Norfolk Island: Number format, date and time formats added  
   North Korea: Number format, date and time formats added  
   North Macedonia: Number format, time formats added           

27 May 2021 11:16:25

   Nigeria: Number format, date and time formats added  

26 May 2021 11:15:34

   Nicaragua: Date and time formats added 
   Niger: Number format, date and time formats added  

25 May 2021 11:16:37

   Nepal: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Netherlands: Time formats added   
   New Caledonia: Number format, date and time formats added 
   New Zealand: Number format, date and time formats added       

24 May 2021 11:09:08

   Myanmar: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Namibia: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Nauru: Number format, date and time formats added  

23 May 2021 10:52:20

   Montserrat: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Morocco: Date and time formats added 
   Mozambique: Number format, date and time formats added     

19 May 2021 14:01:13

   Moldova: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Monaco: Date and time formats added 
   Mongolia: Time formats added  
   Montenegro: Number and Time formats added 

17 May 2021 11:44:44

   Mauritius: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Mayotte: Number format, date and time formats added     
   Mexico: Time formats added 
   Micronesia: Number format, time formats added; Date format corrected     

16 May 2021 13:46:45

   Mauritania: Number format, date and time formats added  

15 May 2021 14:19:02

   Malta: Date and time formats added 
   Marshall Islands: Number format, date and time formats added    
   Martinique: Number format, date and time formats added          

12 May 2021 11:21:10

   Malaysia: Time formats added 
   Maldives: Date and time formats added 
   Mali: Number format, date and time formats added        

11 May 2021 11:24:01

   Macao: Time formats added 
   Madagascar: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Malawi: Number format, date and time formats added  

10 May 2021 11:02:38

   Libya: Date and time formats added 
   Liechtenstein: Date and time formats added  
   Lithuania: Time formats added 
   Luxembourg: Date and time formats added         

09 May 2021 10:42:42

   Liberia: Number format, date and time formats added    

08 May 2021 11:30:11

   Lebanon: Date and time formats added 
   Lesotho: Number format, date and time formats added      

07 May 2021 12:07:58

   Kyrgyzstan: Time formats added  
   Laos: Number format, date and time formats added    
   Latvia: Time formats added      

06 May 2021 10:55:23

   Kiribati: Number format, date and time formats added   
   Kosovo: Number format, date and time formats added      
   Kuwait: Date and time formats added 

05 May 2021 11:06:43

   Kazakhstan: Time formats added  
   Kenya: Time formats added     

04 May 2021 10:56:23

   Jamaica: Time formats added  
   Japan: Time formats added    
   Jersey: Number format, date and time formats added     
   Jordan: Date and time formats added     

03 May 2021 11:02:11

   Ghana: Address formats section updated
   Solomon Islands: Address formats and postal codes sections updated 

02 May 2021 11:52:48

   Isle of Man: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Israel: Date and time formats added    
   Italy: Time formats added  
   Ivory Coast: Number format, date and time formats added        

01 May 2021 14:03:17

   Indonesia: Time formats added 
   Iran: Time formats added 
   Iraq: Time formats added 
   Ireland: Time formats added          

29 April 2021 10:46:27

   Honduras: Date and time formats added  
   Hong Kong: Date and time formats added  
   Hungary: Time formats added     
   Iceland: Time formats added     

28 April 2021 10:54:37

   Guyana: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Haiti: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Holy See: Number format, date and time formats added        

27 April 2021 10:14:51

   Guinea-Bissau: Number format, date and time formats added  

26 April 2021 10:43:17

   Guernsey: Number format, date and time formats added 
   Guinea: Number format, date and time formats added    

23 April 2021 13:24:53

   Grenada: Number format, time formats added 
   Guadeloupe: Number format, date and time formats added    
   Guam: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Guatemala: Date and time formats added     

22 April 2021 13:28:01

   Gibraltar: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Greece: Time format added 
   Greenland: Number format, date and time formats added        

21 April 2021 11:43:10

   Georgia: Time format added  
   Ghana: Number format, date and time formats added  

20 April 2021 12:24:17

   Gambia: Number format, date and time formats added   

19 April 2021 11:17:34

   France: Time format added  
   French Guiana: Number format, date and time formats added   
   French Polynesia: Number format, date and time formats added   
   Gabon: Number format, date and time formats added                

18 April 2021 11:36:59

   Faeroe Islands / Faroe Islands: Date and time formats added 
   Falkland Islands: Number format, date and time formats added     
   Fiji: Number format, date and time formats added   
   Finland: Time format added          

17 April 2021 12:20:18

   Estonia: Time format added  
   Ethiopia: Number format added;  date formats updated    

15 April 2021 12:07:24

   Eritrea: Number format, date and time formats added    

14 April 2021 11:08:01

   Egypt: Date and time formats added 
   El Salvador: Time format added   
   Equatorial Guinea: Number format, date and time formats added     

13 April 2021 11:45:25

   Dominica: Number format, date and time formats added 
   Dominican Republic: Time format added 
   East Timor: Number format, date and time formats added    
   Ecuador: Number format, date and time formats updated        

12 April 2021 13:29:11

   Denmark: Time format added    
   Djibouti: Number format, date and time formats added 

11 April 2021 12:00:02

   Curacao: Number format, date and time formats added 
   Cyprus: Number formats added; date and time formats updated
   Czechia / Czech Republic: Time format added    

10 April 2021 11:53:54

   Congo (Republic of the - Brazzaville): Number format, date and time formats added 
   Cook Islands: Number format, date and time formats added 
   Costa Rica: Date and time formats added 
   Cuba: Number format, date and time formats added 

08 April 2021 13:07:51

   Colombia: Time format added 
   Comoros: Number format, date and time formats added 
   Congo (Democratic Republic of - Kinshasa): Number format, date and time formats added       

07 April 2021 13:48:25

   Algeria: Postal code information updated; Postal codes per province table updated; Administrative districts section and graphic updated. 

06 April 2021 11:17:45

   Chad: Number format, date and time formats added 
   Chile: Time format added 
   Christmas Island: Number format, date and time formats added 
   Cocos (Keeling) Islands: Number format, date and time formats added          

05 April 2021 10:42:18

   Cape Verde: Number format, date and time formats added 
   Cayman Islands: Number format, date and time formats added    
   Central African Republic: Number format, date and time formats added 

04 April 2021 11:37:05

   Cameroon: Number format, date and time formats added 
   Canada: Time formats added    

03 April 2021 11:26:12

   Burundi: Number format, date and time formats added 
   Cambodia: Number format, date and time formats added    

02 April 2021 12:29:00

   Burkina Faso: Number format, date and time formats added  

01 April 2021 12:22:28

   Brazil: Time formats added  
   British Virgin Islands: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Brunei Darussalam: Date and time formats added  
   Bulgaria: Time formats added           

31 March 2021 12:04:02

   Bolivia: Time format added  
   Bonaire: Number format, date and time formats added  
   Bosnia-Hercegovina: Date and time formats added     
   Botswana: Number format, date and time formats added  

30 March 2021 10:56:19

   Benin: Number format, date and time formats added   
   Bermuda: Number format, date and time formats added      
   Bhutan: Number format, date and time formats added   

29 March 2021 11:40:22

   Barbados: Number and Time format added
   Belarus: Time format added   
   Belgium: Time format added
   Belize: Time format added     

28 March 2021 13:23:56

   Portugal: Address (sub-building) information added

27 March 2021 13:17:29

   Azerbaijan: Time format added
   Bahamas: Number format, date and time formats added   
   Bahrain: Date and Time formats added
   Bangladesh: Number format, time format added   

25 March 2021 13:24:32

   Armenia: Time format added
   Aruba: Number format, date and time formats added
   Ascension Island: Number format, date and time formats added
   Australia: Time format added   

24 March 2021 12:22:20

   Latvia: Address (building number format) information added

23 March 2021 12:14:53

   Anguilla: Number format, date and time formats added
   Antigua and Barbuda: Number format, date and time formats added   
   Argentina: Time format added

21 March 2021 13:10:07

   Andorra: Number format, date and time formats added
   Angola: Number format, date and time formats added   

19 March 2021 13:14:10

   Albania: 24-hour clock time format added
   Algeria: 24-hour clock time format added   

17 March 2021 14:10:58

   Afghanistan: Number formats section added; Date and time formats section added

15 March 2021 13:36:41

   Trinidad and Tobago: Postal codes section updated

14 March 2021 13:13:56

   Algeria: Number formats information updated
   Bahrain: Number formats information updated
   Egypt: Number formats information updated
   Iran: Number formats information updated
   Iraq: Number formats information updated
   Israel: Number formats information updated
   Jordan: Number formats information updated
   Kuwait: Number formats information updated
   Lebanon: Number formats information updated
   Libya: Number formats information updated  
   Morocco: Number formats information updated
   Oman: Number formats information updated
   Pakistan: Number formats information updated
   Qatar: Number formats information updated
   Saudi Arabia: Number formats information updated
   Syria: Number formats information updated
   Tunisia: Number formats information updated
   United Arab Emirates: Number formats information updated
   Yemen: Number formats information updated

13 March 2021 14:22:51

   Azerbaijan: Postal codes map updated

12 March 2021 11:48:14

   Togo: Telephone numbers section updated
   Trinidad and Tobago: Telephone numbers section updated   

09 March 2021 13:53:23

   Malawi: Address formats information and graphics updated
   Address formats for web forms: Formats for Malawi updated

24 January 2021 14:55:42

   Palestinian Authority: Address formats section updated; Address formats graphics added; Postal codes information, graphics, regex etc. added; Postal code map added; Postal codes per governorate table added; Administrative districts section and graphic added
   World postal code formats: Information for Palestinian Authority added    

21 January 2021 11:33:18

   Nepal: Country official name information updated.

18 January 2021 11:18:59

   Mexico: Telephone numbers section updated

14 January 2021 13:33:59

   Turkmenistan: Address formats section updated; Post office box section added

12 January 2021 11:46:45

   Faeroe Islands / Faroe Islands: Languages section added

11 January 2021 13:17:15

   Papua New Guinea: Telephone numbers section updated

06 January 2021 11:14:43

   Ivory Coast: Telephone numbers section updated

05 January 2021 11:08:29

   Nicaragua: Address formats section updated

02 January 2021 11:55:52

   Brazil: Address formats section updated

28 December 2020 13:18:16

   Panama: Address formats section updated; Administrative districts section updated

27 December 2020 10:58:31

   Liberia: Address formats section updated
   Qatar: Address formats section updated   

23 December 2020 11:57:30

   Kiribati: Address format graphics updated; Postal code  information added
   World postal code formats: Information for Kiribati added   
   Address formats for web forms: Formats for Kiribati and Saint Kitts and Nevis updated

13 December 2020 11:52:48

   Costa Rica: Number format information added
   Portugal: Number format information added

12 December 2020 11:16:58

   Malaysia: Number format information corrected

Sunday, 6 December 2020 13:38:07

   Peru: Number format information corrected

Wednesday, 2 December 2020 11:52:22

   Singapore: Number format section added

Tuesday, 1 December 2020 11:36:48

   China: Number format information improved

Saturday, 28 November 2020 13:19:10

   India: Number format information improved
   South Africa: Number format information corrected

Friday, 27 November 2020 14:42:27

   Western Sahara: Addresses section added

Thursday, 26 November 2020 11:44:34

   Pakistan: Number format information improved

Wednesday, 18 November 2020 11:27:47

   Australia: Aboriginal place name information added

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 11:58:33

   Azerbaijan: All information concerning Nagorno-Karabakh updated; Map added

Sunday, 15 November 2020 10:57:35

   Austria: (Sub-)Buildings elements section added.

Wednesday, 11 November 2020 11:39:45

   Colombia: Telephone numbers section updated

Monday, 9 November 2020 11:02:21

   China: Telephone numbers section updated

Sunday, 8 November 2020 11:08:45

   Faeroe Islands / Faroe Islands: Telephone numbers section updated

Friday, 6 November 2020 11:35:20

   Niger: Telephone numbers section updated

Thursday, 5 November 2020 11:18:23

   Vietnam: Telephone numbers section updated

Tuesday, 3 November 2020 10:47:05

   Mongolia: Telephone numbers section updated

Monday, 2 November 2020 10:50:14

   Zambia: Address formats section updated

Tuesday, 27 October 2020 13:55:34

   Hungary: County name updated

Monday, 26 October 2020 13:19:38

   Uzbekistan: Postal codes map added; Postal codes per region table added

Sunday, 25 October 2020 11:11:42

   Uruguay: Address formats section corrected; Address formats graphic corrected
   World address formats: Format for Uruguay corrected    

Saturday, 24 October 2020 11:21:49

   United States Minor Outlying Islands: Address information section updated
   United States Virgin Islands: Postal codes graphics added; Administrative districts section added  

Saturday, 17 October 2020 11:12:54

   Turks and Caicos Islands: Administrative districts section and graphic added

Thursday, 15 October 2020 11:19:43

   Turkey: Post office box section update; Postal code specifics and regex updated; Postal codes graphic improved
   World postal code formats: Regex and specifics for Turkey updated     

Monday, 12 October 2020 16:05:55

   Trinidad and Tobago: Address formats section corrected; Address formats graphic corrected; Postal codes section corrected
   World address formats: Format for Trinidad and Tobago corrected    

Saturday, 10 October 2020 11:53:53

   Tanzania: Address formats section updated; Address format examples altered; Post office box section updated; Postal code graphic updated

Wednesday, 30 September 2020 11:08:22

   Spain: Address formats section updated

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 10:32:23

   South Sudan: Postal codes section improved

Friday, 25 September 2020 12:02:04

   Slovenia: Address formats section updated; Postal codes section updated; Postal codes specifics and regex updated; Postal codes map added. 
   World postal code formats: Regex and specifics for Slovenia updated     

Thursday, 24 September 2020 11:19:30

   Slovakia: Address formats section updated; Postal codes graphic improved

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 11:12:53

   Sint Eustatius: Administrative districts section added
   Sint Maarten: Administrative districts section added   

Friday, 18 September 2020 11:22:09

   Samoa: Address formats section updated
   San Marino: Postal code level of coverage corrected

Thursday, 17 September 2020 11:22:38

   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Postal code graphic improved

Wednesday, 16 September 2020 11:25:43

   Saint Lucia: Address formats section updated; Postal code graphic added

Tuesday, 15 September 2020 11:33:58

   Saint Kitts and Nevis: Address formats section updated; Address formats graphics improved; Postal code graphic added
   World address formats: Format for St Kitts and Nevis improved 

Monday, 14 September 2020 11:32:51

   Saint-Barthelemy: Administrative Districts Section added
   Saint Helena: Administrative Districts Section added   

Sunday, 13 September 2020 14:43:01

   Saba: Administrative Districts Section added

Saturday, 12 September 2020 11:09:44

   Reunion: Postal code information, specifics and regex corrected.

Friday, 11 September 2020 11:32:41

   Portugal: Postal code graphic improved

Thursday, 10 September 2020 11:28:21

   Pitcairn Islands: Administrative Districts Section added
   Poland: Post office string corrected 

Wednesday, 9 September 2020 10:54:03

   Philippines: Postal codes graphic updated

Tuesday, 8 September 2020 11:41:48

   Peru: Address formats section updated; Postal codes section updated; Postal codes regex, specifics and graphic updated; Postal codes map added; Postal codes per region table added.
   World postal code formats: Regex and specifics for Peru updated

Sunday, 6 September 2020 11:29:45

   Papua New Guinea: Postal codes section updated

Saturday, 5 September 2020 11:21:35

   Palau: Postal codes section updated; Postal codes regex, specifics and graphic updated.
   World postal code formats: Regex and formats for Palau updated     

Tuesday, 1 September 2020 11:30:00

   Norfolk Island: Administrative districts section added

Monday, 31 August 2020 11:45:58

   Nicaragua: Postal codes graphic improved; Postal codes map added
   Niger: Postal codes graphic improved

Thursday, 27 August 2020 11:18:14

   Myanmar: Postal codes section updated; Postal codes regex updated; Postal codes format graphic updated; Postal codes map added; Postal codes per state table added
   World postal code formats: Regex and specifics for Myanmar updated       

Wednesday, 26 August 2020 13:28:24

   Mozambique: Address format information added; Postal codes map added

Monday, 24 August 2020 12:30:17

   Kosovo: Post office box information updated
   Montenegro: Address format information added; Post office box information updated
   Serbia: Post office box information updated

Sunday, 23 August 2020 13:21:37

   Mongolia: Postal codes map added

Saturday, 22 August 2020 11:47:00

   Moldova: Address formats section updated; Postal codes graphic, format and regex updated
   World postal code formats: Regex and formats for Moldova updated     

Friday, 21 August 2020 13:57:11

   Mayotte: Administrative districts section and graphic updated

Thursday, 20 August 2020 12:15:07

   Mauritius: Address formats section updated; Postal codes map added

Tuesday, 18 August 2020 16:03:34

   Malta: Address formats section updated; Address format example added; Thoroughfare types added; Post office box section improved; Postal codes section updated; Postal codes map added; Postal codes per locality table added

Monday, 17 August 2020 12:16:25

   Maldives: Address formats section updated

Sunday, 16 August 2020 11:25:11

   Malaysia: Address formats section updated; Post office box section updated

Friday, 14 August 2020 11:33:38

   Madagascar: Postal codes section updated; Postal codes map added; Administrative districts section updated; Postal codes per regions table updated; Administrative districts graphic updated

Thursday, 13 August 2020 13:35:20

   Macao: Address formats section updated

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 13:48:59

   Luxembourg: Postal codes map added

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 11:16:21

   Lithuania: Address formats section updated; Post office box section updated; Postal codes section updated; Postal codes graphic updated

Monday, 10 August 2020 11:38:26

   Sri Lanka: Capital city name corrected

Saturday, 8 August 2020 11:58:49

   Latvia: Address formats section updated; Address formats examples added; Postal codes information updated; Postal codes per municipality table added
   World Address Formats: Address format for Latvia modified   
   Address formats for web forms: Format for Latvia modified  

Wednesday, 5 August 2020 11:43:55

   Kyrgyzstan: Address formats section updated; Postal codes format graphic updated

Monday, 3 August 2020 14:30:42

   South Korea: Postal codes map added

Sunday, 2 August 2020 10:53:56

   Kiribati: Address format graphic added; Post office box section added

Thursday, 30 July 2020 15:47:17

   France: Address formats section updated

Monday, 27 July 2020 13:08:31

   Italy: Postal code format graphic improved; Administrative regions graphic improved

Saturday, 25 July 2020 16:21:18

   Ireland: Postal codes map added

Friday, 24 July 2020 12:22:25

   Iran: Address formats section updated
   Iraq: Postal code format graphic improved 

Thursday, 23 July 2020 11:55:51

   Indonesia: Address formats section updated; Postal code specifics added; Postal code regex improved; Administrative regions graphic improved

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 12:12:26

   India: Address formats section updated; Administrative regions graphic improved

Sunday, 19 July 2020 11:02:21

   Heard and McDonald Islands: Postal code information added; Postal code format graphic added
   Holy See: Address formats section updated; Administrative districts section added  

Saturday, 18 July 2020 13:39:44

   Haiti: Postal codes section updated; Postal codes specifics added; Postal codes regex updated; Postal codes map added; Postal codes per province table added
   World postal code formats: Regex for Haiti updated  

Friday, 17 July 2020 11:47:15

   Guyana: Address formats section updated; Address format graphics improved

Thursday, 16 July 2020 12:12:37

   Guernsey: Address formats section updated
   Guinea: Postal codes section updated; Postal codes specifics added; Postal codes regex updated; Postal codes map added; Postal codes per province table added
   World postal code formats: Regex for Guinea updated     

Wednesday, 15 July 2020 11:56:58

   Guatemala: Address formats section updated

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 10:38:04

   Guam: Postal code format graphic corrected

Sunday, 12 July 2020 12:08:30

   Greenland: Postal code format graphic improved

Saturday, 11 July 2020 13:36:23

   Greece: Address formats section updated

Friday, 10 July 2020 12:25:45

   Gibraltar: Administrative districts section added 

Tuesday, 7 July 2020 10:13:44

   Germany: Address formats section updated; Post office box section updated; Postal codes section updated; Postal codes format graphic added

Monday, 6 July 2020 13:31:54

   Georgia: Postal codes section updated

Saturday, 4 July 2020 11:57:32

   French Polynesia: Address formats section updated; Postal codes section updated; Postal codes graphic updated

Thursday, 2 July 2020 11:37:17

   Finland: Address formats section updated; Postal codes section updated  

Wednesday, 1 July 2020 13:11:54

   Faeroe Islands / Faroe Islands: Address formats section updated
   Falkland Islands: Address formats section updated   

Sunday, 28 June 2020 11:54:16

   Swaziland: Postal codes map added

Saturday, 27 June 2020 11:36:57

   Estonia: Address formats section updated

Thursday, 25 June 2020 12:15:03

   El Salvador: Address formats section updated; Postal codes section updated; Postal codes specifics added; Postal codes regex updated; Postal codes map added; Postal codes per province table added
   World postal code formats: Regex for El Salvador updated  

Wednesday, 24 June 2020 11:45:18

   Egypt: Address formats section updated;

Tuesday, 23 June 2020 10:45:08

   Ecuador: Address formats section updated; Postal codes section updated; Postal codes specifics; Postal codes regex updated; Postal codes map added; Postal codes per province table added
   World postal code formats: Regex for Ecuador updated  

Sunday, 21 June 2020 12:43:12

   Dominican Republic: Address formats section updated; Postal codes section updated; Postal codes graphic updated; Postal codes regex updated; Postal codes map added
   World postal code formats: Regex for Dominican Republic updated  

Friday, 19 June 2020 12:07:04

   Saudi Arabia: Address formats section updated; Postal codes section updated; Postal codes regex updated; Postal codes graphic updated
   World postal code formats: Regex for Saudi Arabia updated  

Thursday, 18 June 2020 11:34:19

   Denmark: Addres formats section updated; Postal codes section updated 

Wednesday, 17 June 2020 13:47:32

   South Africa: Postal codes per state table refined, postal code regex corrected

Tuesday, 16 June 2020 12:30:26

   Czechia / Czech Republic: Post office box string corrected

Monday, 15 June 2020 12:01:03

   Cyprus: Address formats section updated
   World Address Formats: Additional Address format for Cyprus added   
   Address formats for web forms: Additional format for Cyprus added   

Sunday, 14 June 2020 11:27:12

   Curaçao: Administrative districts section added 

Saturday, 13 June 2020 12:02:42

   Croatia: Postal codes section updated; Address formats section updated

Friday, 12 June 2020 11:53:56

   Ivory Coast: Address formats section updated

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 12:22:58

   Cook Islands: Administrative districts section added   

Sunday, 7 June 2020 14:16:02

   Colombia: Address formats section updated; Postal codes section updated; Postal codes map added; Postal codes per province table added; Postal codes regex updated
   World Address Formats: Address format for Colombia updated  
   World postal code formats: Regex for Colombia updated     
   Address formats for web forms: All formats for Colombia updated    

Saturday, 6 June 2020 12:06:05

   Christmas Island: Administrative districts section added   
   Cocos (Keeling) Islands: Administrative districts section added   

Thursday, 4 June 2020 12:19:05

   Chile: Address format section updated; Postal codes section updated; Postal codes graphic updated
   World Address Formats: Address format for Chile updated   

Tuesday, 2 June 2020 11:02:38

   Guinea: Telephone numbers section updated

Monday, 1 June 2020 11:44:31

   Cayman Islands: Postal codes section updated; Postal code regex updated; Postal code format graphic updated; Postal codes map added

Sunday, 31 May 2020 14:49:19

   Cape Verde: Address formats section updated; Postal codes per district table added; Postal code regex updated; Postal code format graphic updated; Postal codes map renewed
   World Address Formats: Address format for Cape Verde updated

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 11:49:28

   Burkina Faso: Address formats section updated; Postal code graphics improved
   Vietnam: Postal code information updated 

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 11:05:47

   Bulgaria: Postal code graphic updated; Postal codes per province table added

Monday, 25 May 2020 12:25:46

   British Virgin Islands: Postal code graphic updated  

Sunday, 24 May 2020 11:09:14

   Address formats for web forms: Formats for British Antarctic Territory added
   British Indian Ocean Territory: Administrative districts section added   

Saturday, 23 May 2020 11:59:35

   British Antarctic Territory: Address formats section added

Thursday, 21 May 2020 11:51:52

   Argentina: Address formats section updated

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 12:20:40

   Bonaire: Administrative districts section added

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 11:59:02

   Anguilla: Address formats section updated; New address format example added
   World Address Formats: Address format for Anguilla updated

Sunday, 17 May 2020 12:26:23

   Bermuda: Postal code information updated; Postal code graphic updated.

Thursday, 14 May 2020 10:45:09

   Aland Islands: Postal codes graphic added
   Belgium: Address formats section updated  

Wednesday, 13 May 2020 11:57:00

   Afghanistan: Postal codes section updated
   Belarus: Postal codes per region table added

Tuesday, 12 May 2020 10:56:00

   Barbados: Address formats example added
   Georgia: Telephone numbers section updated 
   Sierra Leone: Telephone numbers section updated 

Monday, 11 May 2020 14:14:40

   Bangladesh: Postal codes section updated; Postal codes graphic updated; Postal codes specifics and map added; Regex updated; Administrative districts section updated; Postal codes per district table added.

Saturday, 9 May 2020 13:42:58

   Bahamas: Post office box section updated. 
   Bahrain: Postal code graphics updated 

Thursday, 7 May 2020 11:57:45

   Azerbaijan: Address format information updated; Postal codes information updated
   Nagorno-Karabakh: Postal codes section added   

Wednesday, 6 May 2020 15:09:23

   Azerbaijan: Postal codes map added

Wednesday, 6 May 2020 13:31:18

   Azerbaijan: Postal code formats information and graphic updated; Postal codes regex updated; Postal code specifics updated; Postal codes per region table added.

Sunday, 3 May 2020 14:00:46

   Australia: Postal codes per state table corrected; Postal code information corrected; Postal code map added; Postal code format graphic corrected

Saturday, 2 May 2020 12:02:46

   Aruba: Administrative districts section added
   Ascension Island: Administrative districts section added; Address format graphic updated

Tuesday, 28 April 2020 11:19:33

   Mongolia: Address formats section updated 

Monday, 27 April 2020 12:07:59

   British Antarctic Territory: GRC Country Code added
   Bouvet Island: GRC Country Code added
   Heard and McDonald Islands: GRC Country Code added  
   Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands: GRC Country Code added 
   United States Minor Outlying Islands: GRC Country Code added      

Sunday, 26 April 2020 12:07:57

   Andorra: Postal code format graphic updated 

Saturday, 25 April 2020 14:16:46

   Greece: Postal code information and format graphic updated 

Friday, 24 April 2020 12:26:09

   Malaysia: Postal code formats graphic updated 

Monday, 20 April 2020 13:36:18

   Honduras: Address format graphic updated; Postal code information, regex and graphic updated; Map added; Postal codes per regions information added
   World postal code formats: Information for Honduras updated 

Sunday, 12 April 2020 13:25:30

   Cuba: Postal code information, regex and graphic updated; Map added; Postal codes per regions information updated
   World postal code formats: Information for Cuba updated  

Saturday, 11 April 2020 11:29:39

   Andorra: Postal codes section updated
   Hong Kong: Postal codes section updated
   Israel: Address format graphics updated   
   Macao: Postal codes section updated   
   Malta: Address formats section updated; Postal code information, regex and graphic corrected
   World postal code formats: Information for Malta updated 

Friday, 10 April 2020 15:13:00

   Laos: Address formats section updated; Postal code information, graphic and map; Postal codes per regions information updated
   World postal code formats: Information for Laos updated  

Thursday, 9 April 2020 13:32:01

   Colombia: Address formats section updated

Wednesday, 8 April 2020 15:07:10

   Vietnam: Address formats section updated; Address format graphics updated; Postal code information, graphic, map and regex updated; Postal codes per regions information deleted
   World postal code formats: Information for Vietnam updated  

Tuesday, 7 April 2020 16:38:06

   Cambodia: Address formats section updated; Address format graphics updated; Postal code information, graphic, map and regex updated; Postal codes per regions information updated
   World postal code formats: Information for Cambodia updated  

Sunday, 5 April 2020 12:27:01

   Latvia: Postal code information, graphic and regex updated
   World postal code formats: Information for Latvia updated  

Saturday, 4 April 2020 15:36:59

   Luxembourg: Postal code information, graphic and regex updated
   World postal code formats: Information for Luxembourg updated   

Friday, 3 April 2020 14:52:28

   Taiwan: Postal code information, graphic and regex updated; postal code map added
   World postal code formats: Information for Taiwan updated   

Thursday, 2 April 2020 13:08:11

   Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands: Postal code information, graphic updated, regex added
   World postal code formats: Information for Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands updated   

Wednesday, 1 April 2020 14:25:53

   Croatia: Address formats section updated; Postal code information, graphic updated.
   Haiti: Address formats section updated; Postal code information, graphic, regex updated. 
   World postal code formats: Information for Haiti updated

Monday, 30 March 2020 11:59:58

   Address formats for web forms:  Formats corrected for Nauru
   Paraguay: Address formats section updated; Postal code information, graphic, regex updated; Postal code map added; Postal codes per department table added
   World address formats:  Formats for Nauru, Paraguay updated   

Sunday, 29 March 2020 13:04:54

   Nauru: Address formats section updated; Postal code information added; Postal code level and regex added
   World postal code formats: Information for Nauru updated

Saturday, 28 March 2020 11:40:19

   Djibouti: Postal code information updated

Friday, 27 March 2020 13:13:47

   Malta: Postal code information updated; Postal code graphics and regex updated
   World postal code formats: Information for Malta updated

Thursday, 26 March 2020 15:49:51

   Saint Kitts and Nevis: Address formats section updated; Postal code information added; Postal code level and regex added
   World postal code formats: Information for Saint Kitts and Nevis updated

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 10:53:48

   Address formats for web forms:  Formats corrected for Niue
   Heard and McDonald Islands: Postal code information added; Postal code level, specifics and regex added
   World address formats:  Format for Niue updated
   World postal code formats: Information for Heard & McDonald Islands updated

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 11:41:04

   Address formats for web forms:  Formats corrected for Afghanistan
   Niue:  Postal code information updated; Postal code level, specifics and regex added; Address format graphics updated
   World address formats:  New format added for Afghanistan
   World postal code formats: Information for Afghanistan, Niue updated

Monday, 23 March 2020 14:06:58

   Afghanistan:  Postal code level, specifics and regex added; Address format graphics updated

Sunday, 22 March 2020 13:35:41

   Afghanistan:  Postal code information updated; Postal code map added; Postal code ranges per province added

Friday, 20 March 2020 13:40:08

   British Antarctic Territory: Added to country list
   Netherlands Antilles: Removed as a separate country   
   World postal code formats: Formats corrected to match country chapters: British Virgin Islands, Guernsey, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Malawi, Russia

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 10:58:40

   Palau: Telephone information updated

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 11:17:12

   Azerbaijan: Telephone information updated
   Trinidad and Tobago: Telephone information updated

Friday, 6 March 2020 10:54:50

   French Polynesia: Address format information added

Tuesday, 3 March 2020 10:24:27

   Burkina Faso: Telephone information updated

Sunday, 1 March 2020 14:37:55

   India: Union territory change

Tuesday, 7 January 2020 10:36:44

   Ghana: Telephone information updated

Thursday, 2 January 2020 11:53:34

   Portugal: Company legal form added

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Every effort is made to keep this resource updated. If you find any errors, or have any questions or requests, please don't hesitate to contact the author.

All information copyright Graham Rhind 2022. Any information used should be acknowledged and referenced.