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We got an invalid postcode(zipcode) for a region (refer sample address from that region)

[{"place_id":"75166850","licence":"Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, ODbL 1.0. https:\/\/\/copyright","osm_type":"way","osm_id":"26253867","boundingbox":["-27.4716975","-27.4713548","153.0374628","153.0378148"],"lat":"-27.47152235","lon":"153.03764105","display_name":"Moreton View Tower and Villas, 42, Ferry Street, Merthyr, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland, 4101, Australia","class":"building","type":"yes","importance":0.41025}]

Correct postcode(zipcode) is 4169 (crosschecked in google & mapbox too). how to fix it?

asked 14 May '18, 06:51

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edited 14 May '18, 06:52


go to and enter “Moreton View Tower and Villas” into the address search bar. It will take you to this building on the map.

Press the “Edit” button at the top of the screen and follow the instructions.

If you don’t want to do all that for some reason you can also use the button to the right of the map to add a note to the map. Please explain what needs to be changed and why and some friendly mapper will take care of it.

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answered 14 May '18, 08:17

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@hfs Thanks for your answer. I have updated correct postalcode for the above address. But when call reverse geocoding of that location, got that incorrect postalcode only. So how to update postal code for a region on map?

(14 May '18, 09:13) Rajavelu_M

AFAIK zip codes are not regions in UK, USA, Canada and Australia. You will have to add the correct postal code to all addresses with that ZIP code

Please do not use Google or any other DB without a proper license to copy postal codes.

(14 May '18, 14:37) escada

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