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Where is Brinian?

Brinian is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, 11 miles north of the town of Kirkwall, 141 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 220 miles north of Edinburgh, 529 miles north of Cardiff, and 539 miles north of London. Brinian falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Brinian is Orkney.

Brinian on a map

Map showing extent of Brinian as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Brinian
Map showing location of Brinian within the UK
Location of Brinian within the UK

Which county is Brinian in?

Brinian is in the ceremonial county of Orkney, the historic county of Orkney, and the administrative county of Orkney Islands.

Ceremonial CountyOrkney
Historic CountyOrkney
Administrative CountyOrkney Islands

Where is Brinian in Orkney?

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

Map showing location of Brinian within Orkney
Location of Brinian within Orkney

What is the postcode for Brinian?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Brinian is KW17 2PZ.

Where is Brinian in KW17?

Brinian is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district.

Map showing location of Brinian within KW17
Location of Brinian within KW17

What is the post town for Brinian?

The post town for Brinian is Orkney. Brinian is in the KW17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Orkney.

What is the latitude and longitude of Brinian?

The centre of Brinian is located at position 59.13216° latitude and -2.99379° longitude.

Latitude59.13216°
Longitude-2.99379°

What is the easting and northing of Brinian?

The centre of Brinian is located at the grid reference easting 343223 and northing 1027684 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting343223
Northing1027684

What are the nearest towns to Brinian?

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

north
11m
Brinian is 11 miles north of Kirkwall
north-east
16m
Brinian is 16 miles north-east of Stromness
north-east
42m
Brinian is 42 miles north-east of Thurso
north
48m
Brinian is 48 miles north of Wick
north-east
94m
Brinian is 94 miles north-east of Dornoch
south-west
96m
Brinian is 96 miles south-west of Lerwick
north
98m
Brinian is 98 miles north of Lossiemouth
north-east
99m
Brinian is 99 miles north-east of Tain
north
99m
Brinian is 99 miles north of Findochty
north
100m
Brinian is 100 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Brinian?

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

north-east
123m
Brinian is 123 miles north-east of Inverness
north
141m
Brinian is 141 miles north of Aberdeen
north
185m
Brinian is 185 miles north of Dundee
north
190m
Brinian is 190 miles north of Perth
north
212m
Brinian is 212 miles north of Stirling
north
220m
Brinian is 220 miles north of Edinburgh
north
231m
Brinian is 231 miles north of Glasgow
north
292m
Brinian is 292 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
293m
Brinian is 293 miles north of Carlisle
north
299m
Brinian is 299 miles north of Sunderland