1. Banff

Where is Banff?

Banff is located in the county of Banffshire, Scotland, one mile west of the town of Macduff, 39 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 121 miles north of Edinburgh, 428 miles north of Cardiff, and 436 miles north of London. Banff lies three miles north of the Aberdeenshire border. Banff falls within the unitary authority of Aberdeenshire. It is in the AB45 postcode district. The post town for Banff is Banff.

Banff on a map

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

Which county is Banff in?

Banff is in the ceremonial county of Banffshire, the historic county of Banffshire, and the administrative county of Aberdeenshire.

Ceremonial CountyBanffshire
Historic CountyBanffshire
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire

Where is Banff in Banffshire?

Banff is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Banffshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Banffshire.

Location of Banff within Banffshire

What is the postcode for Banff?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Banff is AB45 1LE.

Where is Banff in AB45?

Banff is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the AB45 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the AB45 postcode district.

Location of Banff within AB45

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What is the post town for Banff?

The post town for Banff is Banff. Banff is in the AB45 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Banff.

What is the latitude and longitude of Banff?

The centre of Banff is located at position 57.66496° latitude and -2.5234° longitude.

Latitude57.66496°
Longitude-2.5234°

What is the easting and northing of Banff?

The centre of Banff is located at the grid reference easting 368872 and northing 864017 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting368872
Northing864017

What are the nearest towns to Banff?

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

1m
Banff is 1 mile west of Macduff
6m
Banff is 6 miles east of Portsoy
8m
Banff is 8 miles north-east of Aberchirder
9m
Banff is 9 miles north of Turriff
11m
Banff is 11 miles east of Cullen
14m
Banff is 14 miles east of Findochty
15m
Banff is 15 miles west of Rosehearty
16m
Banff is 16 miles east of Buckie
18m
Banff is 18 miles north-east of Huntly
18m
Banff is 18 miles north-east of Keith

What are the nearest cities to Banff?

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

39m
Banff is 39 miles north-west of Aberdeen
65m
Banff is 65 miles east of Inverness
85m
Banff is 85 miles north of Dundee
94m
Banff is 94 miles north of Perth
120m
Banff is 120 miles north-east of Stirling
121m
Banff is 121 miles north of Edinburgh
141m
Banff is 141 miles north-east of Glasgow
189m
Banff is 189 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
192m
Banff is 192 miles north of Carlisle
196m
Banff is 196 miles north of Sunderland

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