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Information on the city of Glasgow

The city of Glasgow is located in the state of Scotland. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Glasgow City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Municipality reviews4.5 / 5 for Glasgow by City, town and village the 18 May 2021

Glasgow’s Administration

Address of Glasgow civic centreGlasgowCivic centre Glasgow
City Chambers

Glasgow G2 1DU
United Kingdom

Work+44 0141287200
civic centre phone number0141287200
International: +44 0141287200
civic centre fax numberNot available
civic centre emailNot available
Glasgow SCT official
Glasgow mayorPhilip Braat

Demographics of Glasgow

Name of Glasgow’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants592 820 population1 / 4
Population density in Glasgow8 748,7 pop/sq mi (3 377,9 pop/km²)

Glasgow's administrative numbers

Glasgow's city postcodeG2 1DU

Toponymy and translation of Glasgow

Arabic: غلاسكوAzerbaijani: QlazqoBelarusian: Горад Глазга
Bulgarian: ГлазгоуBreton: Glasc'hoGreek: Γλασκώβη
Esperanto: GlasgovoPersian: گلاسگوIrish: Glaschú
Scottish Gaelic: GlaschuManx: GlaschuHebrew: גלאזגו
Hindi: ग्लासगोArmenian: ԳլազգոJapanese: グラスゴー
Georgian: გლაზგოKannada: ಗ್ಲ್ಯಾಸ್ಗೋKorean: 글래스고
Latin: GlasgoviaLithuanian: GlazgasLatvian: Glāzgova
Macedonian: ГлазговMarathi: ग्लासगोBurmese: ဂလပ်စဂိုးမြို့
Ossetian: ГлазгоRussian: ГлазгоSanskrit: ग्लास्गो
Serbian: ГлазговTamil: கிளாஸ்கோTelugu: గ్లాస్గో
Thai: กลาสโกว์Ukrainian: ҐлазґоChinese: 格拉斯哥

Transportation modes in Glasgow

Urban transportation systems availableSubway
Glasgow Airport 11 km
Glasgow Prestwick Airport 44.1 km
Edinburgh Airport 56.3 km

Glasgow's territory

Glasgow's area67,76 sq mi (175,50 km²)
Glasgow's altitude36 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 55.858
Longitude: -4.259
Latitude: 55° 51' 29'' North
Longitude: 4° 15' 32'' West
Time zone
UTC +0:00 (Europe/London)
Summer time : UTC +1:00
Winter time : UTC +0:00
Local time

Glasgow’s neighbouring towns

Glasgow neighbouring towns
GiffnockNeighbouring townsRutherglen
Glasgow neighbouring towns
Rutherglen 3.9 kmBishopbriggs 5.5 kmGiffnock 6.8 km
Thornliebank 7 kmCambuslang 7.2 kmStamperland 7.2 km
Stepps 7.7 kmNetherlee 7.7 kmClarkston 8.2 km
Renfrew 8.5 kmBearsden 8.6 kmBusby 8.9 km
Auchinloch 9.1 kmTorrance 9.5 kmLenzie 9.6 km
Waterfoot 10 kmMilngavie 10.2 kmKirkintilloch 10.2 km
Clydebank 10.2 kmMuirhead 10.5 kmChryston 10.8 km

Distance between Glasgow and other main cities

London : 555 kmBirmingham : 406 kmLeeds : 288 km
Sheffield : 329 kmBradford : 280 kmManchester : 296 km
Edinburgh : 69 km closestLiverpool : 286 kmBristol : 503 km
Cardiff : 492 kmWakefield : 300 kmCoventry : 424 km
Wigan : 280 kmDudley : 398 kmNottingham : 382 km

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Other information on the city of Glasgow

Nuclear power plantHunterston B nuclear power station 42 km