Where is Dunfermline?

Dunfermline is located in the county of Fife, Scotland, four miles north-west of the town of Inverkeithing, 33 miles south-west of the major city of Dundee, 13 miles north-west of Edinburgh, 318 miles north of Cardiff, and 343 miles north-west of London. Dunfermline lies five miles north of the West Lothian border. Dunfermline falls within the unitary authority of Fife. It is in the KY12 postcode district. The post town for Dunfermline is Dunfermline.

Dunfermline on a map

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

Which county is Dunfermline in?

Dunfermline is in the ceremonial county of Fife, the historic county of Fife, and the administrative county of Fife.

Ceremonial CountyFife
Historic CountyFife
Administrative CountyFife

Where is Dunfermline in Fife?

Dunfermline is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Fife, and towards the westernmost extremity of Fife.

Location of Dunfermline within Fife

What is the postcode for Dunfermline?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Dunfermline is KY12 7ND.

Where is Dunfermline in KY12?

Dunfermline is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the KY12 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KY12 postcode district.

Location of Dunfermline within KY12

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What is the post town for Dunfermline?

The post town for Dunfermline is Dunfermline. Dunfermline is in the KY12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dunfermline.

What is the latitude and longitude of Dunfermline?

The centre of Dunfermline is located at position 56.07117° latitude and -3.46385° longitude.

Latitude56.07117°
Longitude-3.46385°

What is the easting and northing of Dunfermline?

The centre of Dunfermline is located at the grid reference easting 308970 and northing 687449 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting308970
Northing687449

What are the nearest towns to Dunfermline?

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

4m
Dunfermline is 4 miles north-west of Inverkeithing
5m
Dunfermline is 5 miles south-west of Cowdenbeath
6m
Dunfermline is 6 miles north of Queensferry
7m
Dunfermline is 7 miles east of Culross
7m
Dunfermline is 7 miles north-east of Bo'ness
7m
Dunfermline is 7 miles south-west of Lochgelly
8m
Dunfermline is 8 miles north-east of Linlithgow
9m
Dunfermline is 9 miles west of Burntisland
9m
Dunfermline is 9 miles south of Kinross
9m
Dunfermline is 9 miles north of Broxburn

What are the nearest cities to Dunfermline?

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

13m
Dunfermline is 13 miles north-west of Edinburgh
18m
Dunfermline is 18 miles east of Stirling
22m
Dunfermline is 22 miles south of Perth
33m
Dunfermline is 33 miles south-west of Dundee
33m
Dunfermline is 33 miles north-east of Glasgow
84m
Dunfermline is 84 miles north of Carlisle
91m
Dunfermline is 91 miles south-west of Aberdeen
102m
Dunfermline is 102 miles south of Inverness
105m
Dunfermline is 105 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
115m
Dunfermline is 115 miles north-west of Sunderland

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