Backies is located in the county of Sutherland, Scotland, eight miles north of the town of Dornoch, 91 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 144 miles north of Edinburgh, 451 miles north of Cardiff, and 473 miles north of London. Backies falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW10 postcode district. The post town for Backies is Golspie.
Backies is in the ceremonial county of Sutherland, the historic county of Sutherland, and the administrative county of Highland.
Backies is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Sutherland, and towards the easternmost extremity of Sutherland.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Backies is KW10 6SE.
Backies is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW10 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW10 postcode district.
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The post town for Backies is Golspie. Backies is in the KW10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Golspie.
The centre of Backies is located at position 57.99231° latitude and -3.9761° longitude.
The centre of Backies is located at the grid reference easting 283275 and northing 902051 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Backies relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Backies to the centre of the town.
Position of Backies relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Backies to the centre of the city.