Whitehaven postal code
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Postcode district: CA28
Post town: Carlisle
Dialling code: 01946
Elevation: 8m (26ft)
Postcode area of Whitehaven is CA28.
Post town of postcode area 'CA' is Carlisle. Dialling code of Whitehaven is 01946. Whitehaven has 8m (26ft) altitude.
The coordinates of Whitehaven are: 54.5496990 lat, -3.5892330 lng.
Whitehaven belongs to Cumbria County. Whitehaven 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.