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Where is Liverpool?

Liverpool is located in the county of Merseyside, North West England, two miles north-east of the town of Birkenhead, 134 miles north of Cardiff, 176 miles south of Edinburgh, and 178 miles north-west of London. Liverpool lies seven miles north-west of the Cheshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Liverpool falls within the metropolitan district council of Liverpool. It is in the L3 postcode district. The post town for Liverpool is Liverpool.

Liverpool on a map

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

Which county is Liverpool in?

Liverpool is in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyMerseyside
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Liverpool in Merseyside?

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

Location of Liverpool within Merseyside
Location of Liverpool within Merseyside

What is the postcode for Liverpool?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Liverpool is L3 8HR.

Where is Liverpool in L3?

Liverpool is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the L3 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the L3 postcode district.

Location of Liverpool within L3
Location of Liverpool within L3

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What is the post town for Liverpool?

The post town for Liverpool is Liverpool. Liverpool is in the L3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Liverpool.

What is the latitude and longitude of Liverpool?

The centre of Liverpool is located at position 53.40935° latitude and -2.9785° longitude.

Latitude53.40935°
Longitude-2.9785°

What is the easting and northing of Liverpool?

The centre of Liverpool is located at the grid reference easting 335052 and northing 390728 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting335052
Northing390728

What are the nearest towns to Liverpool?

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

north-east
2m
Liverpool is 2 miles north-east of Birkenhead
south
3m
Liverpool is 3 miles south of Bootle
east
4m
Liverpool is 4 miles east of Wallasey
south
4m
Liverpool is 4 miles south of Litherland
south
5m
Liverpool is 5 miles south of Crosby
north
5m
Liverpool is 5 miles north of Bebington
south-west
6m
Liverpool is 6 miles south-west of Kirkby
west
7m
Liverpool is 7 miles west of Prescot
north-east
7m
Liverpool is 7 miles north-east of Heswall
south
7m
Liverpool is 7 miles south of Maghull

What are the nearest cities to Liverpool?

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

north
16m
Liverpool is 16 miles north of Chester
north-east
22m
Liverpool is 22 miles north-east of St Asaph
south-west
27m
Liverpool is 27 miles south-west of Preston
west
29m
Liverpool is 29 miles west of Salford
west
31m
Liverpool is 31 miles west of Manchester
north-west
43m
Liverpool is 43 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
south
45m
Liverpool is 45 miles south of Lancaster
east
49m
Liverpool is 49 miles east of Bangor
south-west
57m
Liverpool is 57 miles south-west of Bradford
west
62m
Liverpool is 62 miles west of Sheffield

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