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Names and codes listings

ONS Geography maintains files of definitive area names and codes for a wide range of geographies used in statistical production.

More information on the geographies can be found in the metadata that accompanies the download files and in the Beginner's Guide section of the website.

Product details

Names and codes files are in CSV or DBF format, with accompanying metadata in HTML format.

CSV and DBF files can be read in MS Excel format and all common database applications, HTML files can be displayed in any internet browser.

All products contain the new 9 character coding as well as the old style coding.

For further information please see the Code History Database.


Files can be downloaded free of charge.

Content from the Office for National Statistics.
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