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  1. Bangor

Where is Bangor?

Bangor is located in the county of Gwynedd, Wales, one mile east of the town of Menai Bridge, 48 miles west of the major town of Birkenhead, 127 miles north of Cardiff, 192 miles south of Edinburgh, and 206 miles north-west of London. Bangor lies five miles west of the Clwyd border, and was historically in the county of Carnarvonshire. Bangor falls within the unitary authority of Gwynedd - Gwynedd. It is in the LL57 postcode district. The post town for Bangor is Bangor.

Bangor on a map

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

Which county is Bangor in?

Bangor is in the ceremonial county of Gwynedd, the historic county of Carnarvonshire, and the administrative county of Gwynedd - Gwynedd.

Ceremonial CountyGwynedd
Historic CountyCarnarvonshire
Administrative CountyGwynedd - Gwynedd

Where is Bangor in Gwynedd?

Bangor is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Gwynedd, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Gwynedd.

Map showing location of Bangor within Gwynedd
Location of Bangor within Gwynedd

What is the postcode for Bangor?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bangor is LL57 1DR.

Where is Bangor in LL57?

Bangor is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the LL57 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the LL57 postcode district.

Map showing location of Bangor within LL57
Location of Bangor within LL57

What is the post town for Bangor?

The post town for Bangor is Bangor. Bangor is in the LL57 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bangor.

What is the latitude and longitude of Bangor?

The centre of Bangor is located at position 53.22795° latitude and -4.1282° longitude.

Latitude53.22795°
Longitude-4.1282°

What is the easting and northing of Bangor?

The centre of Bangor is located at the grid reference easting 258031 and northing 372216 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting258031
Northing372216

What are the nearest towns to Bangor?

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

east
1m
Bangor is 1 mile east of Menai Bridge
south-west
3m
Bangor is 3 miles south-west of Beaumaris
north-west
4m
Bangor is 4 miles north-west of Bethesda
west
7m
Bangor is 7 miles west of Llanfairfechan
east
8m
Bangor is 8 miles east of Llangefni
north-east
9m
Bangor is 9 miles north-east of Caernarfon
west
9m
Bangor is 9 miles west of Penmaenmawr
north-east
10m
Bangor is 10 miles north-east of Rhosgadfan
west
13m
Bangor is 13 miles west of Conwy
south-west
14m
Bangor is 14 miles south-west of Llandudno

What are the nearest cities to Bangor?

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

west
28m
Bangor is 28 miles west of St Asaph
west
49m
Bangor is 49 miles west of Liverpool
west
51m
Bangor is 51 miles west of Chester
south-west
70m
Bangor is 70 miles south-west of Preston
west
78m
Bangor is 78 miles west of Salford
south-west
79m
Bangor is 79 miles south-west of Lancaster
west
80m
Bangor is 80 miles west of Manchester
west
83m
Bangor is 83 miles west of Stoke-on-Trent
north-west
95m
Bangor is 95 miles north-west of Wolverhampton
north-west
100m
Bangor is 100 miles north-west of Hereford

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