general post office

general post office
general post office (GPO) - (obsolete) (See main post office)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • General Post Office — Das britische General Post Office (GPO) wurde im Jahr 1660 offiziell von Charles II. gegründet. Es wurde im Lauf seiner Geschichte staatliche Post und Telekommunikationsbehörde. Im Jahr 1969 erfolgte die Überführung dieser Behörde in den neu… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • General Post Office — The General Post Office (GPO) was officially established in England in 1660 by Charles II and it eventually grew to combine the functions of both the state postal system and telecommunications carrier. Similar General Post Offices were… …   Wikipedia

  • general post office — noun Usage: usually capitalized G&P&O : a main post office in a capital or a large city (as London); also : a postal system * * * (in the U.S. postal system) the main post office of a city, county, etc., that also has branch post offices. Abbr.:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • General Post Office — Le General Post Office (GPO)[1] est officiellement établi en Angleterre en 1660[2] par Charles II d Angleterre et se développe par la suite pour intégrer le système postal de l État et les diverses formes de télécommunications. Des entreprises… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • General Post Office —    On the west side of King Edward Street, in Farringdon Ward Within. The chief office in place of the Old General Post Office (q.v.) in St. Martin s le Grand.    Some of the offices are on the west side of St. Martin s le Grand, erected 1870 3,… …   Dictionary of London

  • General Post Office, Hong Kong — General Post Office (郵政總局, GPO) is the headquarters of Hongkong Post. Built in 1976, it is located at Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong. The office is adjacent to former Star Ferry Pier, Jardine House and International Finance Centre. As at… …   Wikipedia

  • General Post Office, Brisbane — General Post Office, also known as the GPO , is an Australia Post building.Opened on 28 September, 1872, the GPO is located between Queen Street and Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.The Queensland Museum was housed in part of the …   Wikipedia

  • General Post Office (Dublin) — For other uses, see General Post Office (disambiguation). General Post Office Ard Oifig an Phoist The General Post Office in 2006 …   Wikipedia

  • General Post Office (disambiguation) — The name General Post Office is or has been used by most Commonwealth countries for postal and telecommunications services.*United Kingdom, see General Post Office which operated under that name until 1969. After 1981 see Royal Mail and Post… …   Wikipedia

  • General Post Office, Melbourne — For other uses, see General Post Office (disambiguation). Former Melbourne General Post Office …   Wikipedia

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