View Full Version : how to get Zipcode from the Latitude/longitude

10-09-2008, 02:48 PM
I would like to know if there is a way to get zipcode, provided that i have only longitude and latitude for a place. I am using mapPoint 2006. I would like to use MapPoint Object model only to get this information

11-19-2008, 05:54 AM
Firstly, you need to get zip / postal codes database. Use for example Zip Postal Codes (http://zippostalcodes.com/). There a lot of zip / postal codes for many countries.

11-19-2008, 05:56 AM
Also there (on Zip Postal Codes (http://zippostalcodes.com/) web site) you can find a formula for calculation distance between 2 postal codes.

11-19-2008, 05:59 AM
Thanks Buddy......:). I will check this out.:clap:

11-19-2008, 05:00 PM
Using the MapPoint objects:

GetLocation (map obj returns location obj)
StreetAddress (location obj returns streetAddress obj)
PostalCode (streetAddress obj returns string)


08-31-2009, 03:15 PM
you can also get geo codes database here getGeoCode - get Geo Code : Zip Code, Postcode, Postal Code (http://www.getgeocode.com/). There are a lot of postal codes for many countries.