WC postcode area

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The WC (Western Central) postcode area, also known as the London WC postcode area,[2] is a group of postcode districts in central London, England. The area covered is of high density development, and includes parts of the City of Westminster and the London Boroughs of Camden and Islington, plus a very small part of the City of London.

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London WC
WC is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 51.518°N 0.122°W / 51.518; -0.122
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
London WC
Post towns1
Postcode districts15
Postcode sectors46
Postcodes (live)2,610
Postcodes (total)7,424
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The WC1 and WC2 postcode districts are relatively recent, having been established in 1917. When the districts are used for purposes other than the sorting of mail, such as for geographic reference and on street signs, their subdivisions - featuring letter suffixes - are often omitted.