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Where is Sanquhar?

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 on a map

Map showing extent of Sanquhar as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Sanquhar
Map showing location of Sanquhar within the UK
Location of Sanquhar within the UK

Which county is Sanquhar in?

Sanquhar is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyDumfries
Historic CountyDumfriesshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Sanquhar in Dumfries?

Sanquhar is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Dumfries, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dumfries.

Map showing location of Sanquhar within Dumfries
Location of Sanquhar within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Sanquhar?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sanquhar is DG4 6BN.

Where is Sanquhar in DG4?

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.

Map showing location of Sanquhar within DG4
Location of Sanquhar within DG4

What is the post town for Sanquhar?

The post town for Sanquhar is Sanquhar. Sanquhar is in the DG4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Sanquhar.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sanquhar?

The centre of Sanquhar is located at position 55.36809° latitude and -3.92512° longitude.

Latitude55.36809°
Longitude-3.92512°

What is the easting and northing of Sanquhar?

The centre of Sanquhar is located at the grid reference easting 278086 and northing 609920 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting278086
Northing609920

What are the nearest towns to Sanquhar?

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

south-east
15m
Sanquhar is 15 miles south-east of Cumnock
west
19m
Sanquhar is 19 miles west of Moffat
south-east
22m
Sanquhar is 22 miles south-east of Darvel
south
22m
Sanquhar is 22 miles south of Lanark
north-east
22m
Sanquhar is 22 miles north-east of New Galloway
south-east
23m
Sanquhar is 23 miles south-east of Newmilns
south-west
24m
Sanquhar is 24 miles south-west of Biggar
south-east
24m
Sanquhar is 24 miles south-east of Galston
north-west
24m
Sanquhar is 24 miles north-west of Dumfries
north-west
25m
Sanquhar is 25 miles north-west of Lochmaben

What are the nearest cities to Sanquhar?

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

south
36m
Sanquhar is 36 miles south of Glasgow
south-west
50m
Sanquhar is 50 miles south-west of Edinburgh
north-west
51m
Sanquhar is 51 miles north-west of Carlisle
south
52m
Sanquhar is 52 miles south of Stirling
south
74m
Sanquhar is 74 miles south of Perth
south-west
84m
Sanquhar is 84 miles south-west of Dundee
west
96m
Sanquhar is 96 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
102m
Sanquhar is 102 miles north-west of Durham
north-west
102m
Sanquhar is 102 miles north-west of Lancaster
west
106m
Sanquhar is 106 miles west of Sunderland

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