Burnley is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles south of the town of Brierfield, 154 miles south of Edinburgh, 164 miles north of Cardiff, and 180 miles north-west of London. Burnley lies four miles west of the West Yorkshire border. Burnley falls within the district council of Burnley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the BB11 postcode district. The post town for Burnley is Burnley.
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Burnley is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Burnley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Lancashire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Burnley is BB11 9SA.
Burnley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the BB11 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BB11 postcode district.
The post town for Burnley is Burnley. Burnley is in the BB11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Burnley.
The centre of Burnley is located at position 53.78751° latitude and -2.24439° longitude.
The centre of Burnley is located at the grid reference easting 383996 and northing 432383 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Burnley relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Burnley to the centre of the town.
Position of Burnley relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Burnley to the centre of the city.