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Where is Glasgow?

Glasgow is located in the county of City of Glasgow, Scotland, three miles north of the town of Rutherglen, 41 miles west of Edinburgh, 306 miles north of Cardiff, and 344 miles north-west of London. Glasgow lies two miles north-west of the Lanarkshire border, and was historically in the county of Glasgow. Glasgow falls within the unitary authority of Glasgow City. It is in the G4 postcode district. The post town for Glasgow is Glasgow.

Glasgow on a map

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

Which county is Glasgow in?

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

Ceremonial CountyCity of Glasgow
Historic CountyGlasgow
Administrative CountyGlasgow City

Where is Glasgow in City of Glasgow?

Glasgow is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of City of Glasgow, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of City of Glasgow.

Location of Glasgow within City of Glasgow
Location of Glasgow within City of Glasgow

What is the postcode for Glasgow?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Glasgow is G4 0EQ.

Where is Glasgow in G4?

Glasgow is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the G4 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the G4 postcode district.

Location of Glasgow within G4
Location of Glasgow within G4

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What is the post town for Glasgow?

The post town for Glasgow is Glasgow. Glasgow is in the G4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Glasgow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Glasgow?

The centre of Glasgow is located at position 55.86363° latitude and -4.23689° longitude.

Latitude55.86363°
Longitude-4.23689°

What is the easting and northing of Glasgow?

The centre of Glasgow is located at the grid reference easting 260107 and northing 665646 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting260107
Northing665646

What are the nearest towns to Glasgow?

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

north
3m
Glasgow is 3 miles north of Rutherglen
south
3m
Glasgow is 3 miles south of Bishopbriggs
south-east
5m
Glasgow is 5 miles south-east of Bearsden
east
6m
Glasgow is 6 miles east of Renfrew
south-east
6m
Glasgow is 6 miles south-east of Milngavie
south-west
6m
Glasgow is 6 miles south-west of Kirkintilloch
north-west
7m
Glasgow is 7 miles north-west of Uddingston
north-east
7m
Glasgow is 7 miles north-east of Barrhead
east
8m
Glasgow is 8 miles east of Paisley
north
8m
Glasgow is 8 miles north of East Kilbride

What are the nearest cities to Glasgow?

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

south-west
21m
Glasgow is 21 miles south-west of Stirling
west
41m
Glasgow is 41 miles west of Edinburgh
south-west
48m
Glasgow is 48 miles south-west of Perth
south-west
64m
Glasgow is 64 miles south-west of Dundee
north-west
85m
Glasgow is 85 miles north-west of Carlisle
south
112m
Glasgow is 112 miles south of Inverness
north-west
120m
Glasgow is 120 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
south-west
121m
Glasgow is 121 miles south-west of Aberdeen
north-west
129m
Glasgow is 129 miles north-west of Durham
north-west
131m
Glasgow is 131 miles north-west of Sunderland

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