Portlethen is located in the county of Kincardineshire, Scotland, six miles south of the major city of Aberdeen, 87 miles north-east of Edinburgh, 388 miles north of Cardiff, and 392 miles north of London. Portlethen lies two miles south of the City of Aberdeen border. Portlethen falls within the unitary authority of Aberdeenshire. It is in the AB12 postcode district. The post town for Portlethen is Aberdeen.
Portlethen is in the ceremonial county of Kincardineshire, the historic county of Kincardineshire, and the administrative county of Aberdeenshire.
Portlethen is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kincardineshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Kincardineshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Portlethen is AB12 4NW.
Portlethen is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the AB12 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the AB12 postcode district.
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The post town for Portlethen is Aberdeen. Portlethen is in the AB12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Aberdeen.
The centre of Portlethen is located at position 57.06331° latitude and -2.13065° longitude.
The centre of Portlethen is located at the grid reference easting 392175 and northing 796926 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Portlethen relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Portlethen to the centre of the town.
Position of Portlethen relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Portlethen to the centre of the city.