Brechin is located in the county of Angus, Scotland, eight miles west of the town of Montrose, 22 miles north-east of the major city of Dundee, 58 miles north of Edinburgh, 364 miles north of Cardiff, and 375 miles north of London. Brechin lies four miles south-west of the Kincardineshire border. Brechin falls within the unitary authority of Angus. It is in the DD9 postcode district. The post town for Brechin is Brechin.
Brechin is in the ceremonial county of Angus, the historic county of Angus, and the administrative county of Angus.
Brechin is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Angus, and towards the easternmost extremity of Angus.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Brechin is DD9 6BA.
Brechin is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DD9 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DD9 postcode district.
The post town for Brechin is Brechin. Brechin is in the DD9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Brechin.
The centre of Brechin is located at position 56.73223° latitude and -2.66031° longitude.
The centre of Brechin is located at the grid reference easting 359698 and northing 760258 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Brechin relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Brechin to the centre of the town.
Position of Brechin relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Brechin to the centre of the city.