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Where is Cirencester?

Cirencester is located in the county of Gloucestershire, South West England, seven miles north-west of the town of Cricklade, 13 miles north-west of the major town of Swindon, 55 miles east of Cardiff, and 80 miles west of London. Cirencester lies three miles north of the Wiltshire border. Cirencester falls within the district council of Cotswold, under the county council of Gloucestershire. It is in the GL7 postcode district.

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

Cirencester on a map

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

Which county is Cirencester in?

Cirencester is in the ceremonial county of Gloucestershire, the historic county of Gloucestershire, and the administrative county of Gloucestershire.

Ceremonial CountyGloucestershire
Historic CountyGloucestershire
Administrative CountyGloucestershire

Where is Cirencester in Gloucestershire?

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

Map showing location of Cirencester within Gloucestershire
Location of Cirencester within Gloucestershire

What is the postcode for Cirencester?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Cirencester is GL7 2NS.

Where is Cirencester in GL7?

Cirencester is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the GL7 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the GL7 postcode district.

Map showing location of Cirencester within GL7
Location of Cirencester within GL7

What is the latitude and longitude of Cirencester?

The centre of Cirencester is located at position 51.717° latitude and -1.96838° longitude.

Latitude51.717°
Longitude-1.96838°

What is the easting and northing of Cirencester?

The centre of Cirencester is located at the grid reference easting 402281 and northing 202031 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting402281
Northing202031

What are the nearest towns to Cirencester?

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

north-west
7m
Cirencester is 7 miles north-west of Cricklade
west
8m
Cirencester is 8 miles west of Fairford
east
9m
Cirencester is 9 miles east of Minchinhampton
south-west
10m
Cirencester is 10 miles south-west of Northleach
north-east
10m
Cirencester is 10 miles north-east of Tetbury
north-east
11m
Cirencester is 11 miles north-east of Malmesbury
south-east
11m
Cirencester is 11 miles south-east of Painswick
east
11m
Cirencester is 11 miles east of Stroud
east
11m
Cirencester is 11 miles east of Nailsworth
west
12m
Cirencester is 12 miles west of Lechlade-on-Thames

What are the nearest cities to Cirencester?

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

south-east
16m
Cirencester is 16 miles south-east of Gloucester
north-east
29m
Cirencester is 29 miles north-east of Bath
west
31m
Cirencester is 31 miles west of Oxford
north-east
33m
Cirencester is 33 miles north-east of Bristol
south
35m
Cirencester is 35 miles south of Worcester
south-east
40m
Cirencester is 40 miles south-east of Hereford
east
45m
Cirencester is 45 miles east of Newport
north
45m
Cirencester is 45 miles north of Salisbury
north-east
46m
Cirencester is 46 miles north-east of Wells
south
52m
Cirencester is 52 miles south of Coventry

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