Where is Germiston?

Germiston is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, six miles east of the town of Stromness, 133 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 210 miles north of Edinburgh, 519 miles north of Cardiff, and 530 miles north of London. Germiston falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW16 postcode district. The post town for Germiston is Stromness.

Germiston on a map

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

Which county is Germiston in?

Germiston 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 Germiston in Orkney?

Germiston 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 Germiston within Orkney

What is the postcode for Germiston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Germiston is KW16 3HE.

Where is Germiston in KW16?

Germiston is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW16 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KW16 postcode district.

Location of Germiston within KW16

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What is the post town for Germiston?

The post town for Germiston is Stromness. Germiston is in the KW16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stromness.

What is the latitude and longitude of Germiston?

The centre of Germiston is located at position 58.98667° latitude and -3.14632° longitude.

Latitude58.98667°
Longitude-3.14632°

What is the easting and northing of Germiston?

The centre of Germiston is located at the grid reference easting 334216 and northing 1011624 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting334216
Northing1011624

What are the nearest towns to Germiston?

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

6m
Germiston is 6 miles east of Stromness
7m
Germiston is 7 miles west of Kirkwall
30m
Germiston is 30 miles north-east of Thurso
38m
Germiston is 38 miles north of Wick
83m
Germiston is 83 miles north-east of Dornoch
88m
Germiston is 88 miles north of Lossiemouth
88m
Germiston is 88 miles north-east of Tain
90m
Germiston is 90 miles north of Findochty
90m
Germiston is 90 miles north of Burghead
90m
Germiston is 90 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Germiston?

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

111m
Germiston is 111 miles north of Inverness
133m
Germiston is 133 miles north of Aberdeen
175m
Germiston is 175 miles north of Dundee
180m
Germiston is 180 miles north of Perth
201m
Germiston is 201 miles north of Stirling
210m
Germiston is 210 miles north of Edinburgh
220m
Germiston is 220 miles north of Glasgow
283m
Germiston is 283 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
283m
Germiston is 283 miles north of Carlisle
290m
Germiston is 290 miles north of Sunderland

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