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Where is Aberdeen?

Aberdeen is located in the county of City of Aberdeen, Scotland, six miles north of the town of Portlethen, 93 miles north-east of Edinburgh, 394 miles north of Cardiff, and 397 miles north of London. Aberdeen lies two miles north-east of the Kincardineshire border, and was historically in the county of Aberdeen. Aberdeen falls within the unitary authority of Aberdeen City. It is in the AB24 postcode district. The post town for Aberdeen is Aberdeen.

Aberdeen on a map

Map showing extent of Aberdeen as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Aberdeen
Map showing location of Aberdeen within the UK
Location of Aberdeen within the UK

Which county is Aberdeen in?

Aberdeen is in the ceremonial county of City of Aberdeen, the historic county of Aberdeen, and the administrative county of Aberdeen City.

Ceremonial CountyCity of Aberdeen
Historic CountyAberdeen
Administrative CountyAberdeen City

Where is Aberdeen in City of Aberdeen?

Aberdeen is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of City of Aberdeen, and towards the easternmost extremity of City of Aberdeen.

Map showing location of Aberdeen within City of Aberdeen
Location of Aberdeen within City of Aberdeen

What is the postcode for Aberdeen?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Aberdeen is AB24 5HT.

Where is Aberdeen in AB24?

Aberdeen is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the AB24 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the AB24 postcode district.

Map showing location of Aberdeen within AB24
Location of Aberdeen within AB24

What is the post town for Aberdeen?

The post town for Aberdeen is Aberdeen. Aberdeen is in the AB24 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Aberdeen.

What is the latitude and longitude of Aberdeen?

The centre of Aberdeen is located at position 57.14985° latitude and -2.09376° longitude.

Latitude57.14985°
Longitude-2.09376°

What is the easting and northing of Aberdeen?

The centre of Aberdeen is located at the grid reference easting 394426 and northing 806556 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting394426
Northing806556

What are the nearest towns to Aberdeen?

Position of Aberdeen relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Aberdeen to the centre of the town.

north
6m
Aberdeen is 6 miles north of Portlethen
east
7m
Aberdeen is 7 miles east of Westhill
south-east
8m
Aberdeen is 8 miles south-east of Blackburn
south-east
11m
Aberdeen is 11 miles south-east of Kintore
north
14m
Aberdeen is 14 miles north of Stonehaven
south-east
14m
Aberdeen is 14 miles south-east of Inverurie
south
15m
Aberdeen is 15 miles south of Ellon
south-east
15m
Aberdeen is 15 miles south-east of Oldmeldrum
north-east
17m
Aberdeen is 17 miles north-east of Banchory
north
22m
Aberdeen is 22 miles north of Inverbervie

What are the nearest cities to Aberdeen?

Position of Aberdeen relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Aberdeen to the centre of the city.

north-east
58m
Aberdeen is 58 miles north-east of Dundee
north-east
73m
Aberdeen is 73 miles north-east of Perth
east
83m
Aberdeen is 83 miles east of Inverness
north-east
93m
Aberdeen is 93 miles north-east of Edinburgh
north-east
100m
Aberdeen is 100 miles north-east of Stirling
north-east
121m
Aberdeen is 121 miles north-east of Glasgow
north
151m
Aberdeen is 151 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
158m
Aberdeen is 158 miles north of Sunderland
north
159m
Aberdeen is 159 miles north of Carlisle
north
165m
Aberdeen is 165 miles north of Durham