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 is in the ceremonial county of Orkney, the historic county of Orkney, and the administrative county of Orkney Islands.
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Dounby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Orkney, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Orkney.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Dounby is KW17 2HH.
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.
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The post town for Dounby is Orkney. Dounby is in the KW17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Orkney.
The centre of Dounby is located at position 59.06761° latitude and -3.23184° longitude.
The centre of Dounby is located at the grid reference easting 329467 and northing 1020723 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Dounby relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Dounby to the centre of the town.
Position of Dounby relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Dounby to the centre of the city.