Postal addresses in Gibraltar

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The British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar has introduced the postcode GX11 1AA. [1] [2] This is pending the introduction of a postcode system similar to that used in the United Kingdom. [3] This has been under consideration by the Government of Gibraltar since 2006. [4] The postcode is not required for local mail.

Postal districts

The Royal Gibraltar Post Office has divided the territory into fourteen postal zones known as 'walks' or 'districts', each with a number or letter as well as a name, [5] but these are for internal use and not encountered in addresses. They are separate from the Major Residential Areas, used for statistical purposes. [6]

Walk numberDistrict
1Reclamation North
2Sacred Heart
3Reclamation South 1
4Lower South
5Moorish Castle
6Town Range
7Reclamation South 2
8North Front
9Reclamation South 3
10Waterport
11Upper South
12Southport
13Upper Rock
GGrowth Walk

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