Where is Sandsound?

Sandsound is located in the county of Shetland, Scotland, nine miles north-west of the town of Lerwick, 214 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 303 miles north of Edinburgh, and 604 miles north of London. Sandsound falls within the unitary authority of Shetland Islands. It is in the ZE2 postcode district. The post town for Sandsound is Shetland.

Sandsound on a map

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

Which county is Sandsound in?

Sandsound 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 Sandsound in Shetland?

Sandsound 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 Sandsound within Shetland

What is the postcode for Sandsound?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sandsound is ZE2 9LU.

Where is Sandsound in ZE2?

Sandsound 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 Sandsound within ZE2

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What is the post town for Sandsound?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Sandsound?

The centre of Sandsound is located at position 60.22314° latitude and -1.36175° longitude.

Latitude60.22314°
Longitude-1.36175°

What is the easting and northing of Sandsound?

The centre of Sandsound is located at the grid reference easting 435461 and northing 1148928 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting435461
Northing1148928

What are the nearest towns to Sandsound?

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

9m
Sandsound is 9 miles north-west of Lerwick
103m
Sandsound is 103 miles north-east of Kirkwall
111m
Sandsound is 111 miles north-east of Stromness
136m
Sandsound is 136 miles north-east of Thurso
138m
Sandsound is 138 miles north-east of Wick
177m
Sandsound is 177 miles north of Fraserburgh
177m
Sandsound is 177 miles north of Rosehearty
181m
Sandsound is 181 miles north of Macduff
182m
Sandsound is 182 miles north of Banff
182m
Sandsound is 182 miles north of Portsoy

What are the nearest cities to Sandsound?

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

214m
Sandsound is 214 miles north of Aberdeen
216m
Sandsound is 216 miles north-east of Inverness
267m
Sandsound is 267 miles north of Dundee
275m
Sandsound is 275 miles north of Perth
299m
Sandsound is 299 miles north of Stirling
303m
Sandsound is 303 miles north of Edinburgh
320m
Sandsound is 320 miles north of Glasgow
363m
Sandsound is 363 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
368m
Sandsound is 368 miles north of Sunderland
373m
Sandsound is 373 miles north of Carlisle

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