View Full Version : Mapping European Postal Codes

12-05-2011, 02:55 PM
Hi - I was wondering if anyone could tell me if MapPoint will map postal codes of European countries. I just downloaded the 60-day trial version of MP and tired to do it, but "postal code" (or similar) is not one of the fields the program seems to recognize. But I have a feeling there is a way to do it.

I have postal code info (all numeric) for France, Spain, Poland, and Russia. Can someone please tell me how I can use this data to create maps in each of these countries?


12-06-2011, 08:13 AM
France should be possible but I haven't tried it. Same for Spain.
Both also have their own language editions of MapPoint Europe.

Russia won't be possible - it isn't covered by MapPoint Europe.

Many countries (especially those in Eastern and Central Europe) have partial map coverage - Poland comes into this category. Ie. it might work or it might not.

Just to be clear, MapPoint North America will not be able to map any European post codes - the above is for the European Edition.

12-06-2011, 08:38 AM
This is very helpful - thank you!

01-06-2012, 05:33 AM
i have mappoint europe and it will map european Zip codes

there are two versions though

postal district and postal sector, some countries you will need to find out which are different
for example district for germany sector for spain

i use maps with zip codes all the time for my work