[OT beyond any repair] House numbers (was RE: ISO 3166 (country c odes) Maintenance Agency Web pages move))

Eric Muller emuller@adobe.com
Mon, 11 Mar 2002 13:26:24 -0800

Marco Cimarosti wrote:

>I am curious whether another "rule" valid in Italy also applies in other
>countries: here the numbering always starts on the end of the road which is
>nearer to the center. 
In Paris, streets perpendicular to the Seine have 1 at the end closest 
to the Seine; for streets parallel to the Seine, numbers increase in the 
same direction as the water flows.