Broughton is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, 23 miles north of the town of Kirkwall, 153 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 233 miles north of Edinburgh, 542 miles north of Cardiff, and 551 miles north of London. Broughton falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Broughton is Orkney.
Broughton is in the ceremonial county of Orkney, the historic county of Orkney, and the administrative county of Orkney Islands.
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Broughton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Orkney, and towards the easternmost extremity of Orkney.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Broughton is KW17 2DA.
Broughton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district.
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The post town for Broughton is Orkney. Broughton is in the KW17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Orkney.
The centre of Broughton is located at position 59.3156° latitude and -2.98029° longitude.
The centre of Broughton is located at the grid reference easting 344296 and northing 1048098 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Broughton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Broughton to the centre of the town.
Position of Broughton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Broughton to the centre of the city.