Where is Coventry?

Coventry is located in the county of West Midlands, West Midlands, five miles south of the town of Bedworth, and 85 miles north-west of London. Coventry lies two miles north of the Warwickshire border, and was historically in the county of Warwickshire. Coventry falls within the metropolitan district council of Coventry. It is in the CV1 postcode district. The post town for Coventry is Coventry.

Coventry on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Coventry
Location of Coventry within the UK

Which county is Coventry in?

Coventry is in the ceremonial county of West Midlands, and the historic county of Warwickshire.

Ceremonial CountyWest Midlands
Historic CountyWarwickshire

Where is Coventry in West Midlands?

Coventry is situated towards the southernmost extremity of West Midlands, and towards the easternmost extremity of West Midlands.

Location of Coventry within West Midlands

What is the postcode for Coventry?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Coventry is CV1 5RN.

Where is Coventry in CV1?

Coventry is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CV1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CV1 postcode district.

Location of Coventry within CV1

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What is the post town for Coventry?

The post town for Coventry is Coventry. Coventry is in the CV1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Coventry.

What is the latitude and longitude of Coventry?

The centre of Coventry is located at position 52.4077° latitude and -1.50685° longitude.

Latitude52.4077°
Longitude-1.50685°

What is the easting and northing of Coventry?

The centre of Coventry is located at the grid reference easting 433644 and northing 278970 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting433644
Northing278970

What are the nearest towns to Coventry?

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

5m
Coventry is 5 miles south of Bedworth
5m
Coventry is 5 miles north-east of Kenilworth
8m
Coventry is 8 miles south of Nuneaton
8m
Coventry is 8 miles north of Royal Leamington Spa
9m
Coventry is 9 miles north of Warwick
10m
Coventry is 10 miles north of Whitnash
10m
Coventry is 10 miles south-east of Coleshill
11m
Coventry is 11 miles west of Rugby
11m
Coventry is 11 miles south-west of Hinckley
11m
Coventry is 11 miles east of Solihull

What are the nearest cities to Coventry?

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

17m
Coventry is 17 miles east of Birmingham
22m
Coventry is 22 miles south-west of Leicester
23m
Coventry is 23 miles south-east of Lichfield
29m
Coventry is 29 miles south-east of Wolverhampton
34m
Coventry is 34 miles north-east of Worcester
36m
Coventry is 36 miles south of Derby
41m
Coventry is 41 miles south of Nottingham
47m
Coventry is 47 miles north of Oxford
49m
Coventry is 49 miles north-east of Gloucester
51m
Coventry is 51 miles south-east of Stoke-on-Trent

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