Where is Swining?

Swining is located in the county of Shetland, Scotland, 16 miles north of the town of Lerwick, 226 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 315 miles north of Edinburgh, and 614 miles north of London. Swining falls within the unitary authority of Shetland Islands. It is in the ZE2 postcode district. The post town for Swining is Shetland.

Swining on a map

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

Which county is Swining in?

Swining 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 Swining in Shetland?

Swining is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Shetland, and towards the easternmost extremity of Shetland.

Location of Swining within Shetland

What is the postcode for Swining?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Swining is ZE2 9QE.

Where is Swining in ZE2?

Swining is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the ZE2 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the ZE2 postcode district.

Location of Swining within ZE2

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What is the post town for Swining?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Swining?

The centre of Swining is located at position 60.38008° latitude and -1.16852° longitude.

Latitude60.38008°
Longitude-1.16852°

What is the easting and northing of Swining?

The centre of Swining is located at the grid reference easting 445946 and northing 1166526 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting445946
Northing1166526

What are the nearest towns to Swining?

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

16m
Swining is 16 miles north of Lerwick
115m
Swining is 115 miles north-east of Kirkwall
123m
Swining is 123 miles north-east of Stromness
149m
Swining is 149 miles north-east of Thurso
150m
Swining is 150 miles north-east of Wick
188m
Swining is 188 miles north of Fraserburgh
189m
Swining is 189 miles north of Rosehearty
193m
Swining is 193 miles north of Macduff
194m
Swining is 194 miles north of Banff
194m
Swining is 194 miles north of Portsoy

What are the nearest cities to Swining?

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

226m
Swining is 226 miles north of Aberdeen
229m
Swining is 229 miles north-east of Inverness
279m
Swining is 279 miles north of Dundee
288m
Swining is 288 miles north of Perth
312m
Swining is 312 miles north of Stirling
315m
Swining is 315 miles north of Edinburgh
332m
Swining is 332 miles north of Glasgow
374m
Swining is 374 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
379m
Swining is 379 miles north of Sunderland
385m
Swining is 385 miles north of Carlisle

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