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Where is Margate?

Margate is located in the county of Kent, South East England, three miles north-west of the town of Broadstairs, 31 miles east of the major town of Southend-on-Sea, and 66 miles east of London. Margate falls within the district council of Thanet, under the county council of Kent. It is in the CT9 postcode district.

COVID-19: Margate coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Kent case numbers. This Margate coronavirus map shows the position of Margate within Kent, along with the number of cases in Kent and each of the surrounding areas.

Margate on a map

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

Which county is Margate in?

Margate is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Kent.

Ceremonial CountyKent
Historic CountyKent
Administrative CountyKent

Where is Margate in Kent?

Margate is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and towards the easternmost extremity of Kent.

Map showing location of Margate within Kent
Location of Margate within Kent

What is the postcode for Margate?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Margate is CT9 1JN.

Where is Margate in CT9?

Margate is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the CT9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CT9 postcode district.

Map showing location of Margate within CT9
Location of Margate within CT9

What is the latitude and longitude of Margate?

The centre of Margate is located at position 51.38744° latitude and 1.38077° longitude.

Latitude51.38744°
Longitude1.38077°

What is the easting and northing of Margate?

The centre of Margate is located at the grid reference easting 635319 and northing 170802 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting635319
Northing170802

What are the nearest towns to Margate?

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

north-west
3m
Margate is 3 miles north-west of Broadstairs
north-west
4m
Margate is 4 miles north-west of Ramsgate
north
8m
Margate is 8 miles north of Sandwich
east
11m
Margate is 11 miles east of Herne Bay
north
11m
Margate is 11 miles north of Deal
east
16m
Margate is 16 miles east of Whitstable
north
18m
Margate is 18 miles north of Dover
east
22m
Margate is 22 miles east of Faversham
north
23m
Margate is 23 miles north of Folkestone
east
25m
Margate is 25 miles east of Minster

What are the nearest cities to Margate?

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

north-east
15m
Margate is 15 miles north-east of Canterbury
south-east
46m
Margate is 46 miles south-east of Chelmsford
east
64m
Margate is 64 miles east of City of London
east
66m
Margate is 66 miles east of City of Westminster
east
66m
Margate is 66 miles east of London
north-east
77m
Margate is 77 miles north-east of Brighton and Hove
south-east
78m
Margate is 78 miles south-east of Cambridge
east
78m
Margate is 78 miles east of St Albans
south-east
85m
Margate is 85 miles south-east of Ely
south
86m
Margate is 86 miles south of Norwich

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