Birmingham postal code
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Post town: Birmingham
Area code(s): 0121
Elevation: 124m (407ft)
County: West Midlands
Postcode area of Birmingham is B.
Post town of postcode area 'B' is Birmingham. Area code(s) of Birmingham is 0121. Birmingham has 124m (407ft) altitude.
The coordinates of Birmingham are: 52.486243 lat, -1.890401 lng.
Birmingham belongs to West Midlands County. Birmingham 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.