Where is Dounby?

Dounby is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, eight miles north of the town of Stromness, 139 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 215 miles north of Edinburgh, 525 miles north of Cardiff, and 536 miles north of London. Dounby falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Dounby is Orkney.

Dounby on a map

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

Which county is Dounby in?

Dounby 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 Dounby in Orkney?

Dounby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Orkney, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Orkney.

Location of Dounby within Orkney

What is the postcode for Dounby?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Dounby is KW17 2HH.

Where is Dounby in KW17?

Dounby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district.

Location of Dounby within KW17

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What is the post town for Dounby?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Dounby?

The centre of Dounby is located at position 59.06761° latitude and -3.23184° longitude.

Latitude59.06761°
Longitude-3.23184°

What is the easting and northing of Dounby?

The centre of Dounby is located at the grid reference easting 329467 and northing 1020723 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting329467
Northing1020723

What are the nearest towns to Dounby?

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

8m
Dounby is 8 miles north of Stromness
11m
Dounby is 11 miles north-west of Kirkwall
34m
Dounby is 34 miles north of Thurso
44m
Dounby is 44 miles north of Wick
87m
Dounby is 87 miles north of Dornoch
92m
Dounby is 92 miles north of Tain
93m
Dounby is 93 miles north of Lossiemouth
95m
Dounby is 95 miles north of Burghead
96m
Dounby is 96 miles north of Findochty
96m
Dounby is 96 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Dounby?

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

116m
Dounby is 116 miles north of Inverness
139m
Dounby is 139 miles north of Aberdeen
181m
Dounby is 181 miles north of Dundee
185m
Dounby is 185 miles north of Perth
206m
Dounby is 206 miles north of Stirling
215m
Dounby is 215 miles north of Edinburgh
225m
Dounby is 225 miles north of Glasgow
289m
Dounby is 289 miles north of Carlisle
289m
Dounby is 289 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
296m
Dounby is 296 miles north of Sunderland

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