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Where is Lerwick?

Lerwick is located in the county of Shetland, Scotland, 103 miles north-east of the town of Kirkwall, 211 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 300 miles north of Edinburgh, and 599 miles north of London. Lerwick falls within the unitary authority of Shetland Islands. It is in the ZE1 postcode district. The post town for Lerwick is Shetland.

Lerwick on a map

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

Which county is Lerwick in?

Lerwick is in the ceremonial county of Shetland, the historic county of Shetland, and the administrative county of Shetland Islands.

Ceremonial CountyShetland
Historic CountyShetland
Administrative CountyShetland Islands

Where is Lerwick in Shetland?

Lerwick is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Shetland, and towards the easternmost extremity of Shetland.

Map showing location of Lerwick within Shetland
Location of Lerwick within Shetland

What is the postcode for Lerwick?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Lerwick is ZE1 0HB.

Where is Lerwick in ZE1?

Lerwick is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the ZE1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the ZE1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Lerwick within ZE1
Location of Lerwick within ZE1

What is the post town for Lerwick?

The post town for Lerwick is Shetland. Lerwick is in the ZE1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shetland.

What is the latitude and longitude of Lerwick?

The centre of Lerwick is located at position 60.15464° latitude and -1.14682° longitude.

Latitude60.15464°
Longitude-1.14682°

What is the easting and northing of Lerwick?

The centre of Lerwick is located at the grid reference easting 447467 and northing 1141434 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting447467
Northing1141434

What are the nearest towns to Lerwick?

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

north-east
103m
Lerwick is 103 miles north-east of Kirkwall
north-east
112m
Lerwick is 112 miles north-east of Stromness
north-east
137m
Lerwick is 137 miles north-east of Thurso
north-east
137m
Lerwick is 137 miles north-east of Wick
north
173m
Lerwick is 173 miles north of Fraserburgh
north
174m
Lerwick is 174 miles north of Rosehearty
north
179m
Lerwick is 179 miles north of Macduff
north
179m
Lerwick is 179 miles north of Banff
north
180m
Lerwick is 180 miles north of Portsoy
north
181m
Lerwick is 181 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Lerwick?

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

north
211m
Lerwick is 211 miles north of Aberdeen
north-east
216m
Lerwick is 216 miles north-east of Inverness
north
264m
Lerwick is 264 miles north of Dundee
north
273m
Lerwick is 273 miles north of Perth
north
297m
Lerwick is 297 miles north of Stirling
north
300m
Lerwick is 300 miles north of Edinburgh
north
318m
Lerwick is 318 miles north of Glasgow
north
359m
Lerwick is 359 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
364m
Lerwick is 364 miles north of Sunderland
north
370m
Lerwick is 370 miles north of Carlisle

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