Rochdale is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, two miles west of the town of Milnrow, 154 miles north of Cardiff, 167 miles south of Edinburgh, and 168 miles north-west of London. Rochdale lies two miles south-east of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Rochdale falls within the metropolitan district council of Rochdale. It is in the OL16 postcode district.
Rochdale is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.
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Rochdale is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater Manchester, and towards the easternmost extremity of Greater Manchester.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Rochdale is OL16 1LU.
Rochdale is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OL16 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the OL16 postcode district.
The centre of Rochdale is located at position 53.61696° latitude and -2.15671° longitude.
The centre of Rochdale is located at the grid reference easting 389731 and northing 413391 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Rochdale relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Rochdale to the centre of the town.
Position of Rochdale relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Rochdale to the centre of the city.