Here's a roundup of the Canadian postal code and
location-based data in our products.
CDXZipStream, the MapPoint-based functions CDXRouteMP and CDXLocateMP
can perform driving calculations, route optimization, geocoding,
reverse geocoding, and address verification in Canada. Due to the
number of codes (there are over 800,000 Canadian postal codes versus
about 40,000 in the U.S.), CDXZipStream can only return the first
three digits of a postal code in Canada. For more information please
refer to the article Using CDXLocateMP to get Postal Code Data in
MapPoint NA and Europe.
also uses a separate Canadian database that supports the
- CDXDistance calculates the
straight-line distance between any two postal codes.
- CDXFindZip performs lookups of postal codes based on state or
province, or city.
- CDXZipList creates lists of codes and provides associated city,
county, and state or province data.
- CDXClosestZip finds the closest, second-closest, and third-closest
zip or postal code from a target code, especially useful for
identifying retail stores closest to a customer.
- CDXRadius will find a list of postal codes within a specified
distance around a target code. We also offer a free Excel template
for automatically performing radius analysis in both the U.S. and
Canada, shown here:
Find U.S. ZIP and Canadian Postal Codes in a Radius
database for CDXZipStream is an additional purchase, and is a
purchasing option in the "Buy Additional License" area of
a web-based Excel add-in where the complete Canadian postal code
database is accessible from CDX Technology servers. Postal code data
from CDXStreamer includes latitude and longitude, city, and
province. Please refer to our website
for information on pricing options.