Character limit for a column in an Oracle database

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I'm looking to store different postal codes in my Oracle database. I believe the column will be a VARCHAR2. I know the U.S. codes are 9 and Canadian codes are 7. Would 32 characters be efficient enough for the limit in the column? Or should I go higher? Thanks!

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There is no reason to consider going higher, in any case you should consider going lower.  32 characters will be more than enough.

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