Lerwick

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Coordinates: 60°09′18″N 1°08′42″W / 60.155°N 1.145°W / 60.155; -1.145

Lerwick
Lerwick
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Lerwick is located in the United Kingdom
Lerwick
Lerwick

 Lerwick shown within the Unitit kinrick
Population 7,500 [1]
OS grid reference HU474414
    - Edinburgh  300 miles 
    - London  600 miles 
Council area Shetland
Lieutenancy area Shetland
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SHETLAND
Postcode district ZE1
Dialling code 01595
Police
Fire
Ambulance
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Orkney an Shetland
Scottish Parliament Shetland
Website http://www.shetland.org
List of places
UK
Scotland

Lerwick is the caipital and main port o the Shetland Islands, Scotland, located mair nor 100 miles (160 km) off the north coast o mainland Scotland on the east coast o the Shetland Mainland. Lerwick is aboot 210 miles (340 km) north o Aiberdeen, 230 miles (370 km) wast o Bergen in Norawa an 230 miles (370 km) sooth east o Tórshavn in the Faroe Islands.

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  1. "Visit.Shetland.org". Visit Shetland. Retrieved 25 December 2010.