1. Portlethen

Where is Portlethen?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Portlethen in?

Portlethen is in the ceremonial county of Kincardineshire, the historic county of Kincardineshire, and the administrative county of Aberdeenshire.

Ceremonial CountyKincardineshire
Historic CountyKincardineshire
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire

Where is Portlethen in Kincardineshire?

Portlethen is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kincardineshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Kincardineshire.

Location of Portlethen within Kincardineshire

What is the postcode for Portlethen?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Portlethen is AB12 4NW.

Where is Portlethen in AB12?

Portlethen is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the AB12 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the AB12 postcode district.

Location of Portlethen within AB12

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What is the post town for Portlethen?

The post town for Portlethen is Aberdeen. Portlethen is in the AB12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Aberdeen.

What is the latitude and longitude of Portlethen?

The centre of Portlethen is located at position 57.06331° latitude and -2.13065° longitude.

Latitude57.06331°
Longitude-2.13065°

What is the easting and northing of Portlethen?

The centre of Portlethen is located at the grid reference easting 392175 and northing 796926 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting392175
Northing796926

What are the nearest towns to Portlethen?

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

7m
Portlethen is 7 miles north-east of Stonehaven
8m
Portlethen is 8 miles south-east of Westhill
11m
Portlethen is 11 miles south-east of Blackburn
14m
Portlethen is 14 miles east of Banchory
14m
Portlethen is 14 miles south-east of Kintore
16m
Portlethen is 16 miles north of Inverbervie
18m
Portlethen is 18 miles south-east of Inverurie
20m
Portlethen is 20 miles south of Oldmeldrum
20m
Portlethen is 20 miles north-east of Laurencekirk
21m
Portlethen is 21 miles south of Ellon

What are the nearest cities to Portlethen?

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

6m
Portlethen is 6 miles south of Aberdeen
53m
Portlethen is 53 miles north-east of Dundee
68m
Portlethen is 68 miles north-east of Perth
84m
Portlethen is 84 miles east of Inverness
87m
Portlethen is 87 miles north-east of Edinburgh
95m
Portlethen is 95 miles north-east of Stirling
116m
Portlethen is 116 miles north-east of Glasgow
146m
Portlethen is 146 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
152m
Portlethen is 152 miles north of Sunderland
153m
Portlethen is 153 miles north of Carlisle

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