Cowdenbeath is located in the county of Fife, Scotland, two miles south-west of the town of Lochgelly, 28 miles south-west of the major city of Dundee, 12 miles north-west of Edinburgh, 320 miles north of Cardiff, and 344 miles north-west of London. Cowdenbeath lies three miles south-east of the Perth and Kinross border. Cowdenbeath falls within the unitary authority of Fife. It is in the KY4 postcode district.
Cowdenbeath is in the ceremonial county of Fife, the historic county of Fife, and the administrative county of Fife.
Cowdenbeath is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Fife, and towards the westernmost extremity of Fife.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Cowdenbeath is KY4 9QF.
Cowdenbeath is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KY4 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KY4 postcode district.
The centre of Cowdenbeath is located at position 56.11185° latitude and -3.34404° longitude.
The centre of Cowdenbeath is located at the grid reference easting 316516 and northing 691824 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Cowdenbeath relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Cowdenbeath to the centre of the town.
Position of Cowdenbeath relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Cowdenbeath to the centre of the city.