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Where is Belan?

Belan is located in the county of Powys, Wales, two miles south-west of the town of Welshpool, 18 miles west of the major town of Shrewsbury, 80 miles north of Cardiff, and 151 miles north-west of London. Belan lies four miles west of the Shropshire border, and was historically in the county of Montgomeryshire. Belan falls within the unitary authority of Powys - Powys. It is in the SY21 postcode district. The post town for Belan is Welshpool.

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

Which county is Belan in?

Belan is in the ceremonial county of Powys, the historic county of Montgomeryshire, and the administrative county of Powys - Powys.

Ceremonial CountyPowys
Historic CountyMontgomeryshire
Administrative CountyPowys - Powys

Where is Belan in Powys?

Belan is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Powys, and towards the easternmost extremity of Powys.

Location of Belan within Powys
Location of Belan within Powys

What is the postcode for Belan?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Belan is SY21 8SQ.

Where is Belan in SY21?

Belan is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SY21 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the SY21 postcode district.

Location of Belan within SY21
Location of Belan within SY21

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What is the post town for Belan?

The post town for Belan is Welshpool. Belan is in the SY21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Welshpool.

What is the latitude and longitude of Belan?

The centre of Belan is located at position 52.6346° latitude and -3.17019° longitude.

Latitude52.6346°
Longitude-3.17019°

What is the easting and northing of Belan?

The centre of Belan is located at the grid reference easting 320903 and northing 304738 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting320903
Northing304738

What are the nearest towns to Belan?

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

south-west
2m
Belan is 2 miles south-west of Welshpool
north
5m
Belan is 5 miles north of Montgomery
east
7m
Belan is 7 miles east of Llanfair Caereinion
south-east
10m
Belan is 10 miles south-east of Llanfyllin
north-east
10m
Belan is 10 miles north-east of Newtown
north-west
12m
Belan is 12 miles north-west of Bishop's Castle
south
16m
Belan is 16 miles south of Oswestry
north-west
17m
Belan is 17 miles north-west of Church Stretton
west
18m
Belan is 18 miles west of Shrewsbury
north-west
20m
Belan is 20 miles north-west of Craven Arms

What are the nearest cities to Belan?

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

south
40m
Belan is 40 miles south of Chester
west
44m
Belan is 44 miles west of Wolverhampton
north-west
44m
Belan is 44 miles north-west of Hereford
south
45m
Belan is 45 miles south of St Asaph
south-west
50m
Belan is 50 miles south-west of Stoke-on-Trent
north-west
50m
Belan is 50 miles north-west of Worcester
south
54m
Belan is 54 miles south of Liverpool
west
54m
Belan is 54 miles west of Birmingham
west
57m
Belan is 57 miles west of Lichfield
south-east
57m
Belan is 57 miles south-east of Bangor

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