Where is Riggend?

Riggend is located in the county of Lanarkshire, Scotland, three miles south of the town of Cumbernauld, 11 miles east of the major city of Glasgow, 31 miles west of Edinburgh, 308 miles north of Cardiff, and 342 miles north-west of London. Riggend lies roughly one mile south-east of the Dunbartonshire border. Riggend falls within the unitary authority of North Lanarkshire. It is in the ML6 postcode district. The post town for Riggend is Airdrie.

Riggend on a map

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

Which county is Riggend in?

Riggend is in the ceremonial county of Lanarkshire, the historic county of Lanarkshire, and the administrative county of North Lanarkshire.

Ceremonial CountyLanarkshire
Historic CountyLanarkshire
Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire

Where is Riggend in Lanarkshire?

Riggend is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lanarkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lanarkshire.

Location of Riggend within Lanarkshire

What is the postcode for Riggend?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Riggend is ML6 7SS.

Where is Riggend in ML6?

Riggend is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the ML6 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the ML6 postcode district.

Location of Riggend within ML6

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What is the post town for Riggend?

The post town for Riggend is Airdrie. Riggend is in the ML6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Airdrie.

What is the latitude and longitude of Riggend?

The centre of Riggend is located at position 55.90888° latitude and -3.97799° longitude.

Latitude55.90888°
Longitude-3.97799°

What is the easting and northing of Riggend?

The centre of Riggend is located at the grid reference easting 276451 and northing 670187 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting276451
Northing670187

What are the nearest towns to Riggend?

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

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Riggend is 3 miles south of Cumbernauld
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Riggend is 3 miles north of Airdrie
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Riggend is 4 miles north-east of Coatbridge
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Riggend is 6 miles south-east of Kilsyth
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Riggend is 6 miles north of Bellshill
7m
Riggend is 7 miles east of Kirkintilloch
7m
Riggend is 7 miles north-east of Uddingston
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Riggend is 8 miles north of Motherwell
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Riggend is 8 miles south of Denny
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Riggend is 9 miles north of Hamilton

What are the nearest cities to Riggend?

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

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Riggend is 11 miles east of Glasgow
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Riggend is 14 miles south of Stirling
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Riggend is 31 miles west of Edinburgh
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Riggend is 40 miles south-west of Perth
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Riggend is 54 miles south-west of Dundee
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Riggend is 81 miles north-west of Carlisle
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Riggend is 109 miles south of Inverness
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Riggend is 112 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Riggend is 113 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Riggend is 123 miles north-west of Durham

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