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Postal Code

A series of letters and/or numbers identifying the area of a country to which to deliver mail. Most of the world's countries use postal codes of one kind or another because they enable more efficient sorting of mail. The first postal codes were introduced in the Soviet Union in 1932.
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11 Numbers were first added to postal districts in 1917 to create sub-districts to help the women who took over the sorting while the men were fighting in the First World War.
THE RISE IN PRICES Here is the percentage increase in house prices in postal districts of the 20 Premier League football grounds for the 2013-14 season, with the average house price in 2013 and the percentage increase over the past decade.
Even terraced properties were out of financial reach for first-time buyers in half of the postal districts polled.
Routes also were impacted in the Santa Ana and San Diego postal districts, officials said.
The figures show that a 24-year-old man with one driving conviction living in Liverpool's central L1 postcode area and driving a Ford Orion Ghia would be charged pounds 1,630 for insurance compared with pounds 880 if he lived less than seven miles away in the L23 postal district.
Lastorders' trading director Chris Miller said he expected the SW4, 6 and 10 postal districts to enter the scheme by November.
Stevens, who lives in one of Chicago's north lakefront postal districts, helps run a party planning service that is dependent on diligent mail deliveries.
For reporting purposes, immediately above the postal districts are 10 area offices, each of which has a top-level official for customer service and another for processing and distribution.
Ibercarta, which is soon to include urban centers with populations of 10,000 inhabitants or more, provides information about different types of city block, parks and greenbelts, buildings and monuments of special interest, postal districts and a complete street guide.
Halifax found house prices in the Premier League postal districts have risen by an average of 1.
Halifax estimates the average house price in the postal districts of the 20 current Premier League clubs rose from pounds 132,405 in June 2001 to pounds 353,408 in June 2011, equivalent to a daily increase of pounds 61.
Figures released by mortgage lender Halifax show the value for properties in the postal districts of the 20 current Premier League clubs have jumped in the past 10 years.