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Where is Burnley?

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.

COVID-19: Burnley coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Lancashire case numbers. This Burnley coronavirus map shows the position of Burnley within Lancashire, along with the number of cases in Lancashire and each of the surrounding areas.

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

Which county is Burnley in?

Burnley is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Burnley in Lancashire?

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

Map showing location of Burnley within Lancashire
Location of Burnley within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Burnley?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Burnley is BB11 9SA.

Where is Burnley in BB11?

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.

Map showing location of Burnley within BB11
Location of Burnley within BB11

What is the post town for Burnley?

The post town for Burnley is Burnley. Burnley is in the BB11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Burnley.

What is the latitude and longitude of Burnley?

The centre of Burnley is located at position 53.78751° latitude and -2.24439° longitude.

Latitude53.78751°
Longitude-2.24439°

What is the easting and northing of Burnley?

The centre of Burnley is located at the grid reference easting 383996 and northing 432383 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting383996
Northing432383

What are the nearest towns to Burnley?

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

south
3m
Burnley is 3 miles south of Brierfield
east
3m
Burnley is 3 miles east of Padiham
south
4m
Burnley is 4 miles south of Nelson
south
5m
Burnley is 5 miles south of Barrowford
north-east
5m
Burnley is 5 miles north-east of Accrington
east
6m
Burnley is 6 miles east of Clayton-le-Moors
south-west
6m
Burnley is 6 miles south-west of Colne
south-west
6m
Burnley is 6 miles south-west of Trawden
north
6m
Burnley is 6 miles north of Bacup
east
6m
Burnley is 6 miles east of Church

What are the nearest cities to Burnley?

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

east
19m
Burnley is 19 miles east of Preston
west
20m
Burnley is 20 miles west of Bradford
north
21m
Burnley is 21 miles north of Salford
north
21m
Burnley is 21 miles north of Manchester
west
28m
Burnley is 28 miles west of Leeds
south-east
29m
Burnley is 29 miles south-east of Lancaster
west
31m
Burnley is 31 miles west of Wakefield
south-west
38m
Burnley is 38 miles south-west of Ripon
north-east
40m
Burnley is 40 miles north-east of Liverpool
north-west
42m
Burnley is 42 miles north-west of Sheffield

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