Birkenhead postal code
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Postcode district: CH41, CH42
Post town: Chester
Dialling code: 0151
Elevation: 11m (36ft)
Postcode areas of Birkenhead are CH41, CH42.
Post town of postcode area 'CH' is Chester. Dialling code of Birkenhead is 0151. Birkenhead has 11m (36ft) altitude.
The coordinates of Birkenhead are: 53.3899910 lat, -3.0230090 lng.
Birkenhead belongs to Merseyside County. Birkenhead belongs to England. England is constituent country of United Kingdom.
The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries: England, Scotland and Wales (which collectively make up Great Britain) and Northern Ireland.
UK postcodes consist of two alphanumeric groups, separated by a space; for example “SO15 2GB”.
The first group is called the outward code: it describes a small town, a district of a large town, or a rural area, such that the outward code is sufficient (with a few exceptions) to determine the sorting office that will deliver the mail.
The second group is called the inward code: it represents a small group of addresses - from 70 houses down to a single business - that would always form part of the same delivery round.
Typically the inward code covers one side of a short street, or a natural section of a longer one.