DG postcode area


DG postcode area

Coordinates: 55°04′08″N 3°36′29″W / 55.069°N 3.608°W / 55.069; -3.608

Dumfries postcode area
DG is located in the United Kingdom
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DG
Postcode area DG
Postcode area name Dumfries
Post towns 14
Postcode districts 15
Postcode sectors 35
Postcodes (live) 6,727
Postcodes (total) 7,341
Statistics as at October 2006 [1]

The DG postcode area, also known as the Dumfries and Galloway postcode area,[2] is a group of postcode districts around Annan, Canonbie, Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie, Dumfries, Gretna, Kirkcudbright, Langholm, Lockerbie, Moffat, Newton Stewart, Sanquhar, Stranraer and Thornhill in Scotland. The postcode area also includes a few addresses just over the border in Cumbria, England.

Contents

Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
DG1 DUMFRIES
DG2 DUMFRIES
DG3 THORNHILL
DG4 SANQUHAR
DG5 DALBEATTIE
DG6 KIRKCUDBRIGHT
DG7 CASTLE DOUGLAS
DG8 NEWTON STEWART
DG9 STRANRAER
DG10 MOFFAT
DG11 LOCKERBIE
DG12 ANNAN
DG13 LANGHOLM
DG14 CANONBIE
DG16 GRETNA

Adjacent areas

Adjacent postcode areas
KA ML TD
North
West DG East
South
CA

Clockwise from the east, the adjacent postcode areas are: , CA (City of Carlisle), KA (Kilmarnock), ML (Motherwell), TD (Galashiels).

See also

References

  1. ^ "National Statistics Postcode Directory" (PDF). Office for National Statistics Postcode Directory (November 2006). Office for National Statistics. November 2006. http://www.statistics.gov.uk/geography/downloads/NSPDVersionNotes.pdf. Retrieved 2009-05-29. 
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)



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