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Where is Derby?

Derby is located in the county of Derbyshire, East Midlands, seven miles south of the town of Belper, and 113 miles north-west of London. Derby lies seven miles north-west of the Leicestershire border. Derby falls within the unitary authority of City of Derby. It is in the DE1 postcode district. The post town for Derby is Derby.

Derby on a map

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

Which county is Derby in?

Derby is in the ceremonial county of Derbyshire, the historic county of Derbyshire, and the administrative county of City of Derby.

Ceremonial CountyDerbyshire
Historic CountyDerbyshire
Administrative CountyCity of Derby

Where is Derby in Derbyshire?

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

Map showing location of Derby within Derbyshire
Location of Derby within Derbyshire

What is the postcode for Derby?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Derby is DE1 3JA.

Where is Derby in DE1?

Derby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DE1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DE1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Derby within DE1
Location of Derby within DE1

What is the post town for Derby?

The post town for Derby is Derby. Derby is in the DE1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Derby.

What is the latitude and longitude of Derby?

The centre of Derby is located at position 52.92469° latitude and -1.47806° longitude.

Latitude52.92469°
Longitude-1.47806°

What is the easting and northing of Derby?

The centre of Derby is located at the grid reference easting 435187 and northing 336492 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting435187
Northing336492

What are the nearest towns to Derby?

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

south
7m
Derby is 7 miles south of Belper
south-west
8m
Derby is 8 miles south-west of Ilkeston
west
8m
Derby is 8 miles west of Sandiacre
south-west
8m
Derby is 8 miles south-west of Heanor
west
9m
Derby is 9 miles west of Stapleford
west
9m
Derby is 9 miles west of Long Eaton
south
9m
Derby is 9 miles south of Ripley
south-west
10m
Derby is 10 miles south-west of Eastwood
south-west
11m
Derby is 11 miles south-west of Kimberley
north-east
11m
Derby is 11 miles north-east of Burton upon Trent

What are the nearest cities to Derby?

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

west
14m
Derby is 14 miles west of Nottingham
north-east
22m
Derby is 22 miles north-east of Lichfield
north-west
25m
Derby is 25 miles north-west of Leicester
east
30m
Derby is 30 miles east of Stoke-on-Trent
south
32m
Derby is 32 miles south of Sheffield
north-east
36m
Derby is 36 miles north-east of Birmingham
north
36m
Derby is 36 miles north of Coventry
north-east
36m
Derby is 36 miles north-east of Wolverhampton
south-west
45m
Derby is 45 miles south-west of Lincoln
south-east
50m
Derby is 50 miles south-east of Manchester

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