Falkirk is located in the county of Stirling and Falkirk, Scotland, three miles south-west of the town of Grangemouth, 20 miles north-east of the major city of Glasgow, 23 miles west of Edinburgh, 313 miles north of Cardiff, and 344 miles north-west of London. Falkirk lies four miles east of the Dunbartonshire border, and was historically in the county of Stirlingshire. Falkirk falls within the unitary authority of Falkirk. It is in the FK1 postcode district. The post town for Falkirk is Falkirk.
Falkirk is in the ceremonial county of Stirling and Falkirk, the historic county of Stirlingshire, and the administrative county of Falkirk.
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Falkirk is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Stirling and Falkirk, and towards the easternmost extremity of Stirling and Falkirk.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Falkirk is FK1 1HB.
Falkirk is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the FK1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the FK1 postcode district.
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The post town for Falkirk is Falkirk. Falkirk is in the FK1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Falkirk.
The centre of Falkirk is located at position 55.99933° latitude and -3.78481° longitude.
The centre of Falkirk is located at the grid reference easting 288785 and northing 679924 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Falkirk relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Falkirk to the centre of the town.
Position of Falkirk relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Falkirk to the centre of the city.