Carlisle is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, eight miles south of the town of Longtown, 74 miles south of Edinburgh, 236 miles north of Cardiff, and 261 miles north-west of London. Carlisle lies eight miles south-east of the Dumfries border, and was historically in the county of Cumberland. Carlisle falls within the district council of Carlisle, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA3 postcode district. The post town for Carlisle is Carlisle.
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Carlisle is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.
Carlisle is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cumbria, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cumbria.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Carlisle is CA3 8ES.
Carlisle is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CA3 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CA3 postcode district.
The post town for Carlisle is Carlisle. Carlisle is in the CA3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Carlisle.
The centre of Carlisle is located at position 54.89262° latitude and -2.93302° longitude.
The centre of Carlisle is located at the grid reference easting 340254 and northing 555719 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Carlisle relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Carlisle to the centre of the town.
Position of Carlisle relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Carlisle to the centre of the city.