Where is Newport?

Newport is located in the county of Gwent, Wales, two miles south-west of the town of Caerleon, 11 miles north-east of Cardiff, and 124 miles west of London. Newport lies five miles north-east of the South Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Monmouthshire. Newport falls within the unitary authority of Casnewydd - Newport. It is in the NP20 postcode district. The post town for Newport is Newport.

Newport on a map

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

Which county is Newport in?

Newport is in the ceremonial county of Gwent, the historic county of Monmouthshire, and the administrative county of Casnewydd - Newport.

Ceremonial CountyGwent
Historic CountyMonmouthshire
Administrative CountyCasnewydd - Newport

Where is Newport in Gwent?

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

Location of Newport within Gwent

What is the postcode for Newport?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Newport is NP20 1HD.

Where is Newport in NP20?

Newport is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the NP20 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the NP20 postcode district.

Location of Newport within NP20

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What is the post town for Newport?

The post town for Newport is Newport. Newport is in the NP20 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newport.

What is the latitude and longitude of Newport?

The centre of Newport is located at position 51.5879° latitude and -2.99674° longitude.

Latitude51.5879°
Longitude-2.99674°

What is the easting and northing of Newport?

The centre of Newport is located at the grid reference easting 331042 and northing 188143 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting331042
Northing188143

What are the nearest towns to Newport?

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

2m
Newport is 2 miles south-west of Caerleon
5m
Newport is 5 miles south of Cwmbrân
5m
Newport is 5 miles east of Risca
7m
Newport is 7 miles south-east of Abercarn
8m
Newport is 8 miles south of Pontypool
8m
Newport is 8 miles south-east of Newbridge
9m
Newport is 9 miles south-west of Usk
9m
Newport is 9 miles south-east of Pontllanfraith
10m
Newport is 10 miles east of Caerphilly
10m
Newport is 10 miles south-east of Blackwood

What are the nearest cities to Newport?

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

11m
Newport is 11 miles north-east of Cardiff
19m
Newport is 19 miles north-west of Bristol
30m
Newport is 30 miles north-west of Wells
31m
Newport is 31 miles north-west of Bath
34m
Newport is 34 miles south of Hereford
37m
Newport is 37 miles south-west of Gloucester
41m
Newport is 41 miles east of Swansea
53m
Newport is 53 miles south-west of Worcester
63m
Newport is 63 miles north-west of Salisbury
64m
Newport is 64 miles north of Exeter