Where is Alexandria?

Alexandria is located in the county of Dunbartonshire, Scotland, three miles north of the town of Dumbarton, 16 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 54 miles west of Edinburgh, 317 miles north of Cardiff, and 359 miles north-west of London. Alexandria lies four miles north of the Renfrewshire border. Alexandria falls within the unitary authority of West Dunbartonshire. It is in the G83 postcode district.

Alexandria on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Alexandria
Location of Alexandria within the UK

Which county is Alexandria in?

Alexandria is in the ceremonial county of Dunbartonshire, the historic county of Dunbartonshire, and the administrative county of West Dunbartonshire.

Ceremonial CountyDunbartonshire
Historic CountyDunbartonshire
Administrative CountyWest Dunbartonshire

Where is Alexandria in Dunbartonshire?

Alexandria is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dunbartonshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dunbartonshire.

Location of Alexandria within Dunbartonshire

What is the postcode for Alexandria?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Alexandria is G83 0PB.

Where is Alexandria in G83?

Alexandria is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the G83 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the G83 postcode district.

Location of Alexandria within G83

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What is the latitude and longitude of Alexandria?

The centre of Alexandria is located at position 55.98795° latitude and -4.58236° longitude.

Latitude55.98795°
Longitude-4.58236°

What is the easting and northing of Alexandria?

The centre of Alexandria is located at the grid reference easting 239008 and northing 680230 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting239008
Northing680230

What are the nearest towns to Alexandria?

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

3m
Alexandria is 3 miles north of Dumbarton
6m
Alexandria is 6 miles north-east of Port Glasgow
6m
Alexandria is 6 miles east of Helensburgh
7m
Alexandria is 7 miles north-west of Erskine
7m
Alexandria is 7 miles east of Greenock
8m
Alexandria is 8 miles north-west of Clydebank
9m
Alexandria is 9 miles east of Gourock
11m
Alexandria is 11 miles north-west of Renfrew
11m
Alexandria is 11 miles north-west of Bearsden
11m
Alexandria is 11 miles north of Johnstone

What are the nearest cities to Alexandria?

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

16m
Alexandria is 16 miles north-west of Glasgow
27m
Alexandria is 27 miles west of Stirling
52m
Alexandria is 52 miles south-west of Perth
54m
Alexandria is 54 miles west of Edinburgh
70m
Alexandria is 70 miles south-west of Dundee
100m
Alexandria is 100 miles north-west of Carlisle
104m
Alexandria is 104 miles south of Inverness
124m
Alexandria is 124 miles south-west of Aberdeen
136m
Alexandria is 136 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
145m
Alexandria is 145 miles north-west of Durham

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