Examples of Vancouver, Canada postal codes include V5K 0A1, V6H 1P1 and V5K 2G1. Vancouver has hundreds of different alphanumeric postal codes. Each of these postal codes feature a three-character postal identifier followed by a unique three-character extension code for the location in question.
Cybo provides a list of postal codes unique to Vancouver, Canada. The first three characters of these postal codes span values between V5K and V7Y. The V5K area corresponds to the 604 area code that includes Barnaby and North Vancouver, while V7Y contains both the 604 and 780 area codes. Each three-character identifier contains hundreds of extensions corresponding to addresses in the city.
The Canada Post provides Internet users with a postal code search engine, allowing users to locate an exact address within a certain postal code in Vancouver by searching for the relevant code on the Post's website. Densely populated areas such as the city center often feature multiple postal codes covering a relatively small geographical area, while postal codes corresponding to suburbs and areas outside the city proper often correlate to larger surface areas. Postal identifiers such as V5K and V5T contain hundreds of different unique codes, while others, such as V7Y, have far fewer.