National Records of Scotland

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About our Geography

About our Geography


This section provides information on the National Records of Scotland's geographical policy and best practice. 

Our policy information and guidance

Best-fit and Exact-fit (Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format) (PDF 1.35 Mb)

Standard Area Measurements (PDF 23 Kb)

Standard Names and Codes (PDF 29 Kb)

NRS Frozen Postcode Policy (PDF 129 Kb)

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Please contact our Geography Customer Services if you need any further information.
E-mail: [email protected]

A list of common definitions and acronyms used in these pages is available on our Glossary page.