Sanquhar is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, 15 miles south-east of the town of Cumnock, 36 miles south of the major city of Glasgow, 50 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 271 miles north of Cardiff, and 309 miles north-west of London. Sanquhar lies six miles east of the Ayrshire and Arran border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Sanquhar falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG4 postcode district. The post town for Sanquhar is Sanquhar.
Sanquhar is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.
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Sanquhar is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Dumfries, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dumfries.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Sanquhar is DG4 6BN.
Sanquhar is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG4 postcode district.
The post town for Sanquhar is Sanquhar. Sanquhar is in the DG4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Sanquhar.
The centre of Sanquhar is located at position 55.36809° latitude and -3.92512° longitude.
The centre of Sanquhar is located at the grid reference easting 278086 and northing 609920 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Sanquhar relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Sanquhar to the centre of the town.
Position of Sanquhar relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Sanquhar to the centre of the city.