Where is Glasgow, Scotland?

As shown in the given Glasgow location map that Glasgow is located on the River Clyde in the central-west part of the United Kingdom.

Location Map of Glasgow, Scotland

Where is Glasgow Located?

Glasgow is the largest and capital city of Scotland. Glasgow is a port city on the River Clyde in Scotland's western Lowlands. Earlier Glasgow was known as the "Second City of the British Empire". Primarily, the city developed with the establishment of Glasgow University but later on it also became the center of transatlantic trade with British North America and British West Indies.

Further development lead to the overall development of the city and hence industrial revolution took place in the city. Important industries are Heavy Engineering, Shipbuilding, and Marine Engineering. The Glasgow electoral area for the Scottish Parliament includes the Glasgow City council area, the Rutherglen area of the South Lanarkshire and a small eastern portion of Renfrewshire.

Glasgow City Facts:

Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Council areaGlasgow City
Coordinates55.8642° N, 4.2518° W
Lieutenancy AreaGlasgow
Coordinates23 Wards
FoundedLate-6th century
Area68 sq mi (175 km2)
Population City and Council Area633,120 (2019)
Density9,210/sq mi (3,555/km2)
Currency Pound sterling (GBP)
Time zoneGMT (UTC 0) and BST (UTC+1) in summer
AirportGlasgow Airport (GLA) and Glasgow Prestwick Airport (PIK)
SeaportRiver Clyde
Country code44
Postcode areasG
Area code(s)0141
ClimateMaritime climate
Official Websitehttps://www.glasgow.gov.uk/

Places to Visit in Glasgow:

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and MuseumGlasgow NecropolisScotland Street School MuseumNational Museum of Rural Life
Riverside MuseumGeorge SquarePollok HouseCalderglen Country Park
Glasgow CathedralHunterian Art GalleryBellahouston ParkWest End
Gallery of Modern ArtKelvingrove ParkM&D's Scotland's Theme ParkBothwell Castle
People's PalaceGlasgow Botanic GardensStrathclyde Country ParkThe Time Capsule
Glasgow Science CentreGlasgow GreenGlasgow Science Centre TowerThe Clyde Arc
The LighthousePollok Country ParkMugdock Country ParkGlasgow City Chambers

Distance From Glasgow to Other UK Cities:

Distance between citiesDistance in KM & MileDistance between citiesDistance in KM & Mile
From Glasgow to London556 km (346 mi)From Glasgow to Manchester296 km (184 mi)
From Glasgow to Birmingham407 km (253 mi)From Glasgow to Cardiff493 km (306 mi)
From Glasgow to Liverpool285 km (177 mi)From Glasgow to Belfast177 km (110 mi)
From Glasgow to Bristol503 km (312 mi)From Glasgow to Stoke-on-Trent346 km (215 mi)
From Glasgow to Nottingham382 km (237 mi)From Glasgow to Bradford281 km (175 mi)
From Glasgow to Sheffield330 km (205 mi)From Glasgow to Sunderland211 km (131 mi)
From Glasgow to Leeds289 km (179 mi)From Glasgow to Islington554 km (344 mi)
From Glasgow to Leicester413 km (257 mi)From Glasgow to Reading537 km (333 mi)
From Glasgow to Preston254 km (158 mi)From Glasgow to Kingston upon Hull345 km (215 mi)
From Glasgow to Swansea473 km (294 mi)From Glasgow to Newport483 km (300 mi)