Stranraer is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, 22 miles west of the town of Newton Stewart, 73 miles south-west of the major city of Glasgow, 102 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 249 miles north of Cardiff, and 310 miles north-west of London. Stranraer was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. Stranraer falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG9 postcode district. The post town for Stranraer is Stranraer.
Stranraer is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Wigtownshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.
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Stranraer is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wigtown, and towards the westernmost extremity of Wigtown.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Stranraer is DG9 7JF.
Stranraer is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the DG9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG9 postcode district.
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The post town for Stranraer is Stranraer. Stranraer is in the DG9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stranraer.
The centre of Stranraer is located at position 54.90364° latitude and -5.02758° longitude.
The centre of Stranraer is located at the grid reference easting 205989 and northing 560745 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Stranraer relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Stranraer to the centre of the town.
Position of Stranraer relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Stranraer to the centre of the city.