Cairns is located in the county of Lanarkshire, Scotland, three miles west of the town of Uddingston, five miles south-east of the major city of Glasgow, 38 miles west of Edinburgh, 302 miles north of Cardiff, and 340 miles north-west of London. Cairns lies roughly one mile south-east of the City of Glasgow border. Cairns falls within the unitary authority of South Lanarkshire. It is in the G72 postcode district. The post town for Cairns is Glasgow.
Cairns is in the ceremonial county of Lanarkshire, the historic county of Lanarkshire, and the administrative county of South Lanarkshire.
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Cairns is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lanarkshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lanarkshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Cairns is G72 8RW.
Cairns is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the G72 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the G72 postcode district.
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The post town for Cairns is Glasgow. Cairns is in the G72 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Glasgow.
The centre of Cairns is located at position 55.81158° latitude and -4.14636° longitude.
The centre of Cairns is located at the grid reference easting 265592 and northing 659675 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Cairns relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Cairns to the centre of the town.
Position of Cairns relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Cairns to the centre of the city.