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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 least expensive postal district is Plaistow with an average house price of [pounds sterling]196,426, followed by East Ham ([pounds sterling]203,500) and Leyton ([pounds sterling]209,769).
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.
Not that Kansas City is hell, but it is the place where Ormer Rogers--the Chicago area's top postal official--was sent after he decided to get a handle on just how bad mail service was in Chicago's five long-troubled north lakefront postal districts.
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.
New research from Lloyds Bank released on Friday indicates that average property prices in the postal districts of the top 30 state schools in England have now reached GBP344,446, an average of GBP40,728, or 13%, higher than county averages of GBP303,738.
However, the system has its roots in a much earlier development, when the inventor of the postage stamp, Sir Rowland Hill, developed a system of postal districts for London in 1857.
House prices in the postal districts of the 20 clubs increased by 137 per cent, or pounds 209,975, on average over ten years, compared with a 90 per cent rise across England and Wales, according to Halifax.