The database consists of postal codes from Peru. Data can be fetched using REST APIs and GraphQL. Source: Geonames.
Peru is located in western South America. It is the 19th largest country in the whole world and the 3rd largest in South America by covering 1285216 square kilometers and a population of more than 32 million as per the census of 2019.
Neighboring countries of Peru
Peru shares its northern borders with Ecuador and Colombia. The eastern borders are shared with Brazil, and Bolivia is located in the southeast. Chile is located in the south, and the Pacific Ocean is in the south and west of Peru.
Postal codes in Peru
The postal codes in Peru used to be 5 digit strings till 2011, and then the system of postal codes had a changing scenario. It still has a 5 digit numeric postal code, but now the system is similar to that of Brazil, Australia, the US, or Mexico.
How the postal codes in Peru help in the identification of addresses
The postal codes in Peru are made from 5 digits, and each of the digits has the following part in the postal code.
Peru, being one of the largest countries in the world, the post system could have been very complex until the introduction of postal codes. Here we were discussing Peru and the postal code system used here.