Fordoun is located in the county of Kincardineshire, Scotland, three miles north-east of the town of Laurencekirk, 23 miles south-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 70 miles north-east of Edinburgh, 374 miles north of Cardiff, and 382 miles north of London. Fordoun lies eight miles north-east of the Angus border. Fordoun falls within the unitary authority of Aberdeenshire. It is in the AB30 postcode district. The post town for Fordoun is Laurencekirk.
Fordoun is in the ceremonial county of Kincardineshire, the historic county of Kincardineshire, and the administrative county of Aberdeenshire.
Fordoun is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Kincardineshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Kincardineshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Fordoun is AB30 1NN.
Fordoun is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the AB30 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the AB30 postcode district.
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The post town for Fordoun is Laurencekirk. Fordoun is in the AB30 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Laurencekirk.
The centre of Fordoun is located at position 56.87477° latitude and -2.41295° longitude.
The centre of Fordoun is located at the grid reference easting 374928 and northing 776007 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Fordoun relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Fordoun to the centre of the town.
Position of Fordoun relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Fordoun to the centre of the city.