What is the difference between a post code area, district, sector and unit?

Charlie Whitworth
Charlie Whitworth
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The list below explains the difference between a post code area, district, sector and unit. 

Area - the letters in the first part e.g. NW
District - the whole of the first part e.g. NW5
Sector - the whole of the first part and first number of the second part e.g. NW5 2
Unit - the whole thing e.g. NW5 2EA

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