1. Leven

Where is Leven?

Leven is located in the county of Fife, Scotland, one mile north-east of the town of Methil, 18 miles south of the major city of Dundee, 18 miles north-east of Edinburgh, 326 miles north of Cardiff, and 344 miles north of London. Leven falls within the unitary authority of Fife. It is in the KY8 postcode district. The post town for Leven is Leven.

Leven on a map

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

Which county is Leven in?

Leven 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 Leven in Fife?

Leven is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Fife, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Fife.

Location of Leven within Fife

What is the postcode for Leven?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Leven is KY8 4EZ.

Where is Leven in KY8?

Leven is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the KY8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KY8 postcode district.

Location of Leven within KY8

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What is the post town for Leven?

The post town for Leven is Leven. Leven is in the KY8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Leven.

What is the latitude and longitude of Leven?

The centre of Leven is located at position 56.19617° latitude and -2.99599° longitude.

Latitude56.19617°
Longitude-2.99599°

What is the easting and northing of Leven?

The centre of Leven is located at the grid reference easting 338295 and northing 700841 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting338295
Northing700841

What are the nearest towns to Leven?

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

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Leven is 1 mile north-east of Methil
2m
Leven is 2 miles north-east of Buckhaven
5m
Leven is 5 miles east of Markinch
7m
Leven is 7 miles east of Glenrothes
7m
Leven is 7 miles south-east of Ladybank
8m
Leven is 8 miles east of Leslie
9m
Leven is 9 miles south of Cupar
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Leven is 9 miles north-east of Kirkcaldy
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Leven is 9 miles south-east of Falkland
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Leven is 10 miles west of Pittenweem

What are the nearest cities to Leven?

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

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Leven is 18 miles south of Dundee
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Leven is 18 miles north-east of Edinburgh
22m
Leven is 22 miles south-east of Perth
37m
Leven is 37 miles east of Stirling
53m
Leven is 53 miles north-east of Glasgow
74m
Leven is 74 miles south-west of Aberdeen
90m
Leven is 90 miles north of Carlisle
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Leven is 100 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Leven is 100 miles south-east of Inverness
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Leven is 110 miles north-west of Sunderland

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