Hitchin postal code

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Hitchin information

Postcode district: SG4, SG5
Post town: Stevenage
Dialling code: 01462
Population: 36178
Elevation: 70m (230ft)
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England

Postcode areas of Hitchin are SG4, SG5.

Post town of postcode area 'SG' is Stevenage. Dialling code of Hitchin is 01462. Hitchin has 70m (230ft) altitude.

The coordinates of Hitchin are: 51.9492100 lat, -0.2834140 lng.

Hitchin belongs to Hertfordshire County. Hitchin 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.

*sources: wikipedia.org