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This page provides links to information about postal codes, local place names and gazetteers, and other sources of geographical information that may help our members locate each other and communicate.


The International Organization for Standardization displays a list of 248 official short names for countries, together with short identification codes for each country.


The World Gazetteer created by Stefan Helders is a rich source of information on places and geographical data. Maps of Net is a huge aggregation site for maps of the world, with a comprehensive destination gazetteer. The AuthaGraph world map shows the true areas of ocean and land in a rectangular layout. and have also assembled information on postcodes, zipcodes, and postal systems generally, and covers all regions of the world.

World Map in Sandstone

(Long Bay, NZ)

Last updated by Peter J. Matthews Sep 3, 2015.

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