[Talk-GB] Definitions of regions

Peter Millar peter.millar at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 15 20:30:10 GMT 2010

Government Office Regions are used for administrative purposes. (Nations, rather than regions, in the cases of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland)

There is also a Wikipedia article

Peter Millar

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Black" <andrew-lists09 at mail.black1.org.uk>
To: "talk-gb OSM List (E-mail)" <talk-gb at openstreetmap.org>
Sent: Friday, 15 January, 2010 18:21:52 GMT +00:00 GMT Britain, Ireland, Portugal
Subject: [Talk-GB] Definitions of regions

Not strictly an OSM question but people here might be able to help me.
I have a list of places with outwards postcodes (eg N1). 
I would like to group them into regions - London, North East, Midlands.

Does anyone know a suitable list of regions to use. I suspect the
regions and postcode boundaries don't exactly align but that doesnt
bother me for the purposes I need.


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