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  1. Brechin

Where is Brechin?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Brechin in?

Brechin is in the ceremonial county of Angus, the historic county of Angus, and the administrative county of Angus.

Ceremonial CountyAngus
Historic CountyAngus
Administrative CountyAngus

Where is Brechin in Angus?

Brechin is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Angus, and towards the easternmost extremity of Angus.

Map showing location of Brechin within Angus
Location of Brechin within Angus

What is the postcode for Brechin?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Brechin is DD9 6BA.

Where is Brechin in DD9?

Brechin is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DD9 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DD9 postcode district.

Map showing location of Brechin within DD9
Location of Brechin within DD9

What is the post town for Brechin?

The post town for Brechin is Brechin. Brechin is in the DD9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Brechin.

What is the latitude and longitude of Brechin?

The centre of Brechin is located at position 56.73223° latitude and -2.66031° longitude.

Latitude56.73223°
Longitude-2.66031°

What is the easting and northing of Brechin?

The centre of Brechin is located at the grid reference easting 359698 and northing 760258 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting359698
Northing760258

What are the nearest towns to Brechin?

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

west
8m
Brechin is 8 miles west of Montrose
south-west
10m
Brechin is 10 miles south-west of Laurencekirk
north-east
11m
Brechin is 11 miles north-east of Forfar
north
12m
Brechin is 12 miles north of Arbroath
east
14m
Brechin is 14 miles east of Kirriemuir
north
16m
Brechin is 16 miles north of Carnoustie
south-west
16m
Brechin is 16 miles south-west of Inverbervie
north
18m
Brechin is 18 miles north of Monifieth
north-east
20m
Brechin is 20 miles north-east of Broughty Ferry
north-east
21m
Brechin is 21 miles north-east of Tayport

What are the nearest cities to Brechin?

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

north-east
22m
Brechin is 22 miles north-east of Dundee
south-west
36m
Brechin is 36 miles south-west of Aberdeen
north-east
38m
Brechin is 38 miles north-east of Perth
north
58m
Brechin is 58 miles north of Edinburgh
north-east
65m
Brechin is 65 miles north-east of Stirling
south-east
78m
Brechin is 78 miles south-east of Inverness
north-east
85m
Brechin is 85 miles north-east of Glasgow
north
128m
Brechin is 128 miles north of Carlisle
north
128m
Brechin is 128 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
136m
Brechin is 136 miles north of Sunderland

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