Where is Kirkcaldy?

Kirkcaldy is located in the county of Fife, Scotland, three miles north of the town of Kinghorn, 25 miles south of the major city of Dundee, 11 miles north of Edinburgh, 320 miles north of Cardiff, and 341 miles north of London. Kirkcaldy lies seven miles south-east of the Perth and Kinross border. Kirkcaldy falls within the unitary authority of Fife. It is in the KY1 postcode district. The post town for Kirkcaldy is Kirkcaldy.

Kirkcaldy on a map

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

Which county is Kirkcaldy in?

Kirkcaldy 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 Kirkcaldy in Fife?

Kirkcaldy is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Fife, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Fife.

Location of Kirkcaldy within Fife

What is the postcode for Kirkcaldy?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Kirkcaldy is KY1 1XQ.

Where is Kirkcaldy in KY1?

Kirkcaldy is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the KY1 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KY1 postcode district.

Location of Kirkcaldy within KY1

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What is the post town for Kirkcaldy?

The post town for Kirkcaldy is Kirkcaldy. Kirkcaldy is in the KY1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Kirkcaldy.

What is the latitude and longitude of Kirkcaldy?

The centre of Kirkcaldy is located at position 56.10963° latitude and -3.16333° longitude.

Latitude56.10963°
Longitude-3.16333°

What is the easting and northing of Kirkcaldy?

The centre of Kirkcaldy is located at the grid reference easting 327749 and northing 691373 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting327749
Northing691373

What are the nearest towns to Kirkcaldy?

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

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Kirkcaldy is 3 miles north of Kinghorn
4m
Kirkcaldy is 4 miles north-east of Burntisland
6m
Kirkcaldy is 6 miles east of Lochgelly
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Kirkcaldy is 6 miles south of Glenrothes
6m
Kirkcaldy is 6 miles south of Markinch
7m
Kirkcaldy is 7 miles south-west of Buckhaven
7m
Kirkcaldy is 7 miles south of Leslie
7m
Kirkcaldy is 7 miles east of Cowdenbeath
8m
Kirkcaldy is 8 miles south-west of Methil
9m
Kirkcaldy is 9 miles south-west of Leven

What are the nearest cities to Kirkcaldy?

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

11m
Kirkcaldy is 11 miles north of Edinburgh
22m
Kirkcaldy is 22 miles south-east of Perth
25m
Kirkcaldy is 25 miles south of Dundee
30m
Kirkcaldy is 30 miles east of Stirling
45m
Kirkcaldy is 45 miles east of Glasgow
83m
Kirkcaldy is 83 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Kirkcaldy is 85 miles north of Carlisle
99m
Kirkcaldy is 99 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
103m
Kirkcaldy is 103 miles south of Inverness
109m
Kirkcaldy is 109 miles north-west of Sunderland

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