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  1. Alva

Where is Alva?

Alva is located in the county of Clackmannan, Scotland, two miles west of the town of Tillicoultry, 26 miles north-east of the major city of Glasgow, 27 miles north-west of Edinburgh, 324 miles north of Cardiff, and 354 miles north-west of London. Alva lies two miles east of the Stirling and Falkirk border, and was historically in the county of Clackmannanshire. Alva falls within the unitary authority of Clackmannanshire. It is in the FK12 postcode district. The post town for Alva is Alva.

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

Which county is Alva in?

Alva is in the ceremonial county of Clackmannan, the historic county of Clackmannanshire, and the administrative county of Clackmannanshire.

Ceremonial CountyClackmannan
Historic CountyClackmannanshire
Administrative CountyClackmannanshire

Where is Alva in Clackmannan?

Alva is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Clackmannan, and towards the westernmost extremity of Clackmannan.

Map showing location of Alva within Clackmannan
Location of Alva within Clackmannan

What is the postcode for Alva?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Alva is FK12 5EP.

Where is Alva in FK12?

Alva is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the FK12 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the FK12 postcode district.

Map showing location of Alva within FK12
Location of Alva within FK12

What is the post town for Alva?

The post town for Alva is Alva. Alva is in the FK12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Alva.

What is the latitude and longitude of Alva?

The centre of Alva is located at position 56.15297° latitude and -3.80272° longitude.

Latitude56.15297°
Longitude-3.80272°

What is the easting and northing of Alva?

The centre of Alva is located at the grid reference easting 288115 and northing 697051 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting288115
Northing697051

What are the nearest towns to Alva?

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

west
2m
Alva is 2 miles west of Tillicoultry
north
3m
Alva is 3 miles north of Alloa
north-west
4m
Alva is 4 miles north-west of Clackmannan
west
5m
Alva is 5 miles west of Dollar
east
6m
Alva is 6 miles east of Bridge of Allan
south-east
7m
Alva is 7 miles south-east of Dunblane
north-west
9m
Alva is 9 miles north-west of Culross
north
10m
Alva is 10 miles north of Grangemouth
north-east
10m
Alva is 10 miles north-east of Denny
east
10m
Alva is 10 miles east of Doune

What are the nearest cities to Alva?

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

north-east
6m
Alva is 6 miles north-east of Stirling
south-west
22m
Alva is 22 miles south-west of Perth
north-east
26m
Alva is 26 miles north-east of Glasgow
north-west
27m
Alva is 27 miles north-west of Edinburgh
south-west
38m
Alva is 38 miles south-west of Dundee
south
93m
Alva is 93 miles south of Inverness
north
94m
Alva is 94 miles north of Carlisle
south-west
95m
Alva is 95 miles south-west of Aberdeen
north-west
118m
Alva is 118 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
128m
Alva is 128 miles north-west of Sunderland

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