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.
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Margate is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Kent.
Margate is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and towards the easternmost extremity of Kent.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Margate is CT9 1JN.
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.
The centre of Margate is located at position 51.38744° latitude and 1.38077° longitude.
The centre of Margate is located at the grid reference easting 635319 and northing 170802 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Margate relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Margate to the centre of the town.
Position of Margate relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Margate to the centre of the city.