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ZE postcode area

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ZE postcode area

Lerwick postcode area
ZE is located in the United Kingdom
Postcode area ZE
Postcode area name Lerwick
Post towns 1
Postcode districts 3
Postcode sectors 4
Postcodes (live) 634
Postcodes (total) 724
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

The ZE postcode area, also known as the Lerwick postcode area,[2] is a group of three postcode districts covering the Shetland Islands in Scotland. ZE is taken from Zetland, the name for the council area until 1975 and the traditional name for the Island group.


  • Coverage 1
  • Map 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
ZE1 SHETLAND Lerwick, Scalloway Shetland Islands Council
ZE2 SHETLAND Most of Mainland, Yell, Unst, Fetlar, Foula, Fair Isle Shetland Islands Council
ZE3 SHETLAND Virkie Shetland Islands Council


ZE postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and the post town in grey text.

The KW postcode area is situated to the southwest.

See also


  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products.  
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
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