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Where is Cambridge?

Cambridge is located in the county of Cambridgeshire, Eastern England, 12 miles south-east of the town of St Ives, and 49 miles north of London. Cambridge falls within the district council of Cambridge, under the county council of Cambridgeshire. It is in the CB2 postcode district. The post town for Cambridge is Cambridge.

Cambridge on a map

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

Which county is Cambridge in?

Cambridge is in the ceremonial county of Cambridgeshire, the historic county of Cambridgeshire, and the administrative county of Cambridgeshire.

Ceremonial CountyCambridgeshire
Historic CountyCambridgeshire
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire

Where is Cambridge in Cambridgeshire?

Cambridge is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Cambridgeshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cambridgeshire.

Map showing location of Cambridge within Cambridgeshire
Location of Cambridge within Cambridgeshire

What is the postcode for Cambridge?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Cambridge is CB2 3QJ.

Where is Cambridge in CB2?

Cambridge is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the CB2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CB2 postcode district.

Map showing location of Cambridge within CB2
Location of Cambridge within CB2

What is the post town for Cambridge?

The post town for Cambridge is Cambridge. Cambridge is in the CB2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cambridge.

What is the latitude and longitude of Cambridge?

The centre of Cambridge is located at position 52.20486° latitude and 0.11968° longitude.

Latitude52.20486°
Longitude0.11968°

What is the easting and northing of Cambridge?

The centre of Cambridge is located at the grid reference easting 544945 and northing 258410 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting544945
Northing258410

What are the nearest towns to Cambridge?

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

south-east
12m
Cambridge is 12 miles south-east of St Ives
north-east
12m
Cambridge is 12 miles north-east of Royston
west
12m
Cambridge is 12 miles west of Newmarket
south-west
13m
Cambridge is 13 miles south-west of Soham
north-west
14m
Cambridge is 14 miles north-west of Saffron Walden
south-east
15m
Cambridge is 15 miles south-east of Godmanchester
east
15m
Cambridge is 15 miles east of Potton
south-east
16m
Cambridge is 16 miles south-east of Huntingdon
north-west
16m
Cambridge is 16 miles north-west of Haverhill
east
17m
Cambridge is 17 miles east of St Neots

What are the nearest cities to Cambridge?

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

south
15m
Cambridge is 15 miles south of Ely
south-east
30m
Cambridge is 30 miles south-east of Peterborough
north-west
36m
Cambridge is 36 miles north-west of Chelmsford
north-east
37m
Cambridge is 37 miles north-east of St Albans
north
49m
Cambridge is 49 miles north of City of London
north
49m
Cambridge is 49 miles north of London
north
50m
Cambridge is 50 miles north of City of Westminster
south-west
58m
Cambridge is 58 miles south-west of Norwich
south-east
61m
Cambridge is 61 miles south-east of Leicester
north-east
67m
Cambridge is 67 miles north-east of Oxford

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