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Where is Caernarfon?

Caernarfon is located in the county of Gwynedd, Wales, four miles north-west of the town of Rhosgadfan, 55 miles west of the major town of Birkenhead, 124 miles north of Cardiff, 199 miles south of Edinburgh, and 208 miles north-west of London. Caernarfon was historically in the county of Carnarvonshire. Caernarfon falls within the unitary authority of Gwynedd - Gwynedd. It is in the LL55 postcode district. The post town for Caernarfon is Caernarfon.

Caernarfon on a map

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

Which county is Caernarfon in?

Caernarfon is in the ceremonial county of Gwynedd, the historic county of Carnarvonshire, and the administrative county of Gwynedd - Gwynedd.

Ceremonial CountyGwynedd
Historic CountyCarnarvonshire
Administrative CountyGwynedd - Gwynedd

Where is Caernarfon in Gwynedd?

Caernarfon is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Gwynedd, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Gwynedd.

Map showing location of Caernarfon within Gwynedd
Location of Caernarfon within Gwynedd

What is the postcode for Caernarfon?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Caernarfon is LL55 1RH.

Where is Caernarfon in LL55?

Caernarfon is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the LL55 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the LL55 postcode district.

Map showing location of Caernarfon within LL55
Location of Caernarfon within LL55

What is the post town for Caernarfon?

The post town for Caernarfon is Caernarfon. Caernarfon is in the LL55 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Caernarfon.

What is the latitude and longitude of Caernarfon?

The centre of Caernarfon is located at position 53.14075° latitude and -4.27594° longitude.

Latitude53.14075°
Longitude-4.27594°

What is the easting and northing of Caernarfon?

The centre of Caernarfon is located at the grid reference easting 247862 and northing 362821 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting247862
Northing362821

What are the nearest towns to Caernarfon?

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

north-west
4m
Caernarfon is 4 miles north-west of Rhosgadfan
south-west
8m
Caernarfon is 8 miles south-west of Menai Bridge
south
8m
Caernarfon is 8 miles south of Llangefni
west
9m
Caernarfon is 9 miles west of Bethesda
south-west
11m
Caernarfon is 11 miles south-west of Beaumaris
south-west
15m
Caernarfon is 15 miles south-west of Llanfairfechan
north
15m
Caernarfon is 15 miles north of Criccieth
north
16m
Caernarfon is 16 miles north of Porthmadog
south-west
17m
Caernarfon is 17 miles south-west of Penmaenmawr
north-west
17m
Caernarfon is 17 miles north-west of Blaenau Ffestiniog

What are the nearest cities to Caernarfon?

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

south-west
9m
Caernarfon is 9 miles south-west of Bangor
west
35m
Caernarfon is 35 miles west of St Asaph
west
57m
Caernarfon is 57 miles west of Liverpool
west
58m
Caernarfon is 58 miles west of Chester
south-west
78m
Caernarfon is 78 miles south-west of Preston
west
85m
Caernarfon is 85 miles west of Salford
west
87m
Caernarfon is 87 miles west of Manchester
south-west
87m
Caernarfon is 87 miles south-west of Lancaster
west
88m
Caernarfon is 88 miles west of Stoke-on-Trent
north-east
97m
Caernarfon is 97 miles north-east of St Davids

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