Peterhead postal code

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Peterhead information

Postcode district: AB42
Post town: Aberdeen
Dialling code: 01779
Population: 18730
Elevation: 18m (59ft)
County: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland

Postcode area of Peterhead is AB42. Post town of postcode area 'AB' is Aberdeen. Dialling code of Peterhead is 01779. Peterhead has 18m (59ft) altitude. The coordinates of Peterhead are: 57.5081230 lat, -1.7840660 lng. Peterhead belongs to Aberdeenshire County. Peterhead belongs to Scotland. 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.

Every UK postcode format consists of two halves, an "Outward" and an "Inward". These two halves allow anyone at the sorting office to quickly route any item going through any sorting office. First off the Outward and Inward halves of any postcode format are separated by a space. The Outward half of a Postcode consists of one or two alpha characters (Postcode Areas) followed by one of two numeric characters (Postcode Districts).


Example: SO15 2GB

The Inward half of the postcode format (easily identified as appearing after the space in any postcode) consists of just one numeric followed by two alpha characters.


Example: SO15 2GB
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