Where is Isbister?

Isbister is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, six miles north-west of the town of Kirkwall, 136 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 214 miles north of Edinburgh, 524 miles north of Cardiff, and 534 miles north of London. Isbister falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Isbister is Orkney.

Isbister on a map

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

Which county is Isbister in?

Isbister 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 Isbister in Orkney?

Isbister is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Orkney, and towards the easternmost extremity of Orkney.

Location of Isbister within Orkney

What is the postcode for Isbister?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Isbister is KW17 2EX.

Where is Isbister in KW17?

Isbister 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 Isbister within KW17

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What is the post town for Isbister?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Isbister?

The centre of Isbister is located at position 59.05035° latitude and -3.06635° longitude.

Latitude59.05035°
Longitude-3.06635°

What is the easting and northing of Isbister?

The centre of Isbister is located at the grid reference easting 338925 and northing 1018639 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting338925
Northing1018639

What are the nearest towns to Isbister?

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

6m
Isbister is 6 miles north-west of Kirkwall
10m
Isbister is 10 miles north-east of Stromness
35m
Isbister is 35 miles north-east of Thurso
42m
Isbister is 42 miles north of Wick
88m
Isbister is 88 miles north-east of Dornoch
92m
Isbister is 92 miles north of Lossiemouth
93m
Isbister is 93 miles north-east of Tain
94m
Isbister is 94 miles north of Findochty
94m
Isbister is 94 miles north of Cullen
95m
Isbister is 95 miles north of Burghead

What are the nearest cities to Isbister?

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

117m
Isbister is 117 miles north-east of Inverness
136m
Isbister is 136 miles north of Aberdeen
179m
Isbister is 179 miles north of Dundee
184m
Isbister is 184 miles north of Perth
206m
Isbister is 206 miles north of Stirling
214m
Isbister is 214 miles north of Edinburgh
225m
Isbister is 225 miles north of Glasgow
287m
Isbister is 287 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
288m
Isbister is 288 miles north of Carlisle
294m
Isbister is 294 miles north of Sunderland

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