Pontefract postal code

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Pontefract information

Postcode district: WF8
Post town: Wakefield
Dialling code: 01977
Population: 29656
Elevation: 61m (200ft)
County: West Yorkshire
Country: England

Postcode area of Pontefract is WF8.

Post town of postcode area 'WF' is Wakefield. Dialling code of Pontefract is 01977. Pontefract has 61m (200ft) altitude.

The coordinates of Pontefract are: 53.6916880 lat, -1.3086480 lng.

Pontefract belongs to West Yorkshire County. Pontefract 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.

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

*sources: wikipedia.org