Where is Sandness?

Sandness is located in the county of Shetland, Scotland, 20 miles north-west of the town of Lerwick, 218 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 306 miles north of Edinburgh, and 610 miles north of London. Sandness falls within the unitary authority of Shetland Islands. It is in the ZE2 postcode district. The post town for Sandness is Shetland.

Sandness on a map

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

Which county is Sandness in?

Sandness is in the ceremonial county of Shetland, the historic county of Shetland, and the administrative county of Shetland Islands.

Ceremonial CountyShetland
Historic CountyShetland
Administrative CountyShetland Islands

Where is Sandness in Shetland?

Sandness is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Shetland, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Shetland.

Location of Sandness within Shetland

Where is Sandness in ZE2?

Sandness is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the ZE2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the ZE2 postcode district.

Location of Sandness within ZE2

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What is the post town for Sandness?

The post town for Sandness is Shetland. Sandness is in the ZE2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shetland.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sandness?

The centre of Sandness is located at position 60.2991° latitude and -1.66066° longitude.

Latitude60.2991°
Longitude-1.66066°

What is the easting and northing of Sandness?

The centre of Sandness is located at the grid reference easting 418857 and northing 1157266 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting418857
Northing1157266

What are the nearest towns to Sandness?

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

20m
Sandness is 20 miles north-west of Lerwick
102m
Sandness is 102 miles north-east of Kirkwall
109m
Sandness is 109 miles north-east of Stromness
135m
Sandness is 135 miles north-east of Thurso
138m
Sandness is 138 miles north of Wick
181m
Sandness is 181 miles north of Fraserburgh
181m
Sandness is 181 miles north of Rosehearty
184m
Sandness is 184 miles north of Macduff
185m
Sandness is 185 miles north of Portsoy
185m
Sandness is 185 miles north of Banff

What are the nearest cities to Sandness?

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

216m
Sandness is 216 miles north-east of Inverness
218m
Sandness is 218 miles north of Aberdeen
270m
Sandness is 270 miles north of Dundee
278m
Sandness is 278 miles north of Perth
301m
Sandness is 301 miles north of Stirling
306m
Sandness is 306 miles north of Edinburgh
321m
Sandness is 321 miles north of Glasgow
368m
Sandness is 368 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
374m
Sandness is 374 miles north of Sunderland
377m
Sandness is 377 miles north of Carlisle

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