Where is Broughtown?

Broughtown is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, 23 miles north-east of the town of Kirkwall, 146 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 229 miles north of Edinburgh, 538 miles north of Cardiff, and 543 miles north of London. Broughtown falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Broughtown is Orkney.

Broughtown on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Broughtown
Location of Broughtown within the UK

Which county is Broughtown in?

Broughtown 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 Broughtown in Orkney?

Broughtown is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Orkney, and towards the easternmost extremity of Orkney.

Location of Broughtown within Orkney

Where is Broughtown in KW17?

Broughtown is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district.

Location of Broughtown within KW17

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What is the post town for Broughtown?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Broughtown?

The centre of Broughtown is located at position 59.24898° latitude and -2.59951° longitude.

Latitude59.24898°
Longitude-2.59951°

What is the easting and northing of Broughtown?

The centre of Broughtown is located at the grid reference easting 365905 and northing 1040423 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting365905
Northing1040423

What are the nearest towns to Broughtown?

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

23m
Broughtown is 23 miles north-east of Kirkwall
32m
Broughtown is 32 miles north-east of Stromness
56m
Broughtown is 56 miles north-east of Thurso
59m
Broughtown is 59 miles north of Wick
81m
Broughtown is 81 miles south-west of Lerwick
108m
Broughtown is 108 miles north-east of Dornoch
108m
Broughtown is 108 miles north of Findochty
108m
Broughtown is 108 miles north of Cullen
108m
Broughtown is 108 miles north of Portsoy
109m
Broughtown is 109 miles north of Lossiemouth

What are the nearest cities to Broughtown?

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

136m
Broughtown is 136 miles north-east of Inverness
146m
Broughtown is 146 miles north of Aberdeen
194m
Broughtown is 194 miles north of Dundee
200m
Broughtown is 200 miles north of Perth
222m
Broughtown is 222 miles north of Stirling
229m
Broughtown is 229 miles north of Edinburgh
242m
Broughtown is 242 miles north of Glasgow
298m
Broughtown is 298 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
302m
Broughtown is 302 miles north of Carlisle
304m
Broughtown is 304 miles north of Sunderland

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