To orientate between houses within a street, a landmark number is used, it is usually the higher number on the house, it can be up to five digits. What does a landmark number mean and how to find out the landmark number?
What is an orientation number
The orientation number of the house is not assigned in all villages, it is usually given after a slash and sometimes replaced by a letter. As the name suggests, it is used for orientation and is unique within a street or public space.
Where can I find a landmark number?
You will find the orientation number on blue plates with white numbers, assigned by the municipal office successively within one street or area. It may happen that one house has more than one number.
Did you know that a building with a landmark number can easily have a different landmark number on each side? This happens when a building has more than one direction.