Where is Greenland?

Greenland is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, seven miles east of the town of Thurso, 109 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 183 miles north of Edinburgh, 492 miles north of Cardiff, and 505 miles north of London. Greenland falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW14 postcode district. The post town for Greenland is Thurso.

Greenland on a map

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

Which county is Greenland in?

Greenland is in the ceremonial county of Caithness, the historic county of Caithness, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountyCaithness
Historic CountyCaithness
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is Greenland in Caithness?

Greenland is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Caithness, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Caithness.

Location of Greenland within Caithness

What is the postcode for Greenland?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Greenland is KW14 8SX.

Where is Greenland in KW14?

Greenland is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW14 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KW14 postcode district.

Location of Greenland within KW14

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What is the post town for Greenland?

The post town for Greenland is Thurso. Greenland is in the KW14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Thurso.

What is the latitude and longitude of Greenland?

The centre of Greenland is located at position 58.59065° latitude and -3.3167° longitude.

Latitude58.59065°
Longitude-3.3167°

What is the easting and northing of Greenland?

The centre of Greenland is located at the grid reference easting 323557 and northing 967714 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting323557
Northing967714

What are the nearest towns to Greenland?

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

7m
Greenland is 7 miles east of Thurso
13m
Greenland is 13 miles north-west of Wick
26m
Greenland is 26 miles south of Stromness
30m
Greenland is 30 miles south-west of Kirkwall
56m
Greenland is 56 miles north-east of Dornoch
60m
Greenland is 60 miles north of Lossiemouth
60m
Greenland is 60 miles north-east of Tain
62m
Greenland is 62 miles north of Burghead
64m
Greenland is 64 miles north of Findochty
65m
Greenland is 65 miles north of Buckie

What are the nearest cities to Greenland?

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

84m
Greenland is 84 miles north-east of Inverness
109m
Greenland is 109 miles north-west of Aberdeen
148m
Greenland is 148 miles north of Dundee
152m
Greenland is 152 miles north of Perth
173m
Greenland is 173 miles north of Stirling
183m
Greenland is 183 miles north of Edinburgh
192m
Greenland is 192 miles north of Glasgow
256m
Greenland is 256 miles north of Carlisle
258m
Greenland is 258 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
266m
Greenland is 266 miles north of Sunderland

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