Where is Orphir?

Orphir is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, six miles east of the town of Stromness, 129 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 206 miles north of Edinburgh, 516 miles north of Cardiff, and 527 miles north of London. Orphir falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Orphir is Orkney.

Orphir on a map

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

Which county is Orphir in?

Orphir 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 Orphir in Orkney?

Orphir 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 Orphir within Orkney

What is the postcode for Orphir?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Orphir is KW17 2RQ.

Where is Orphir in KW17?

Orphir is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district.

Location of Orphir within KW17

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What is the post town for Orphir?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Orphir?

The centre of Orphir is located at position 58.93497° latitude and -3.14322° longitude.

Latitude58.93497°
Longitude-3.14322°

What is the easting and northing of Orphir?

The centre of Orphir is located at the grid reference easting 334295 and northing 1005865 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting334295
Northing1005865

What are the nearest towns to Orphir?

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

6m
Orphir is 6 miles east of Stromness
7m
Orphir is 7 miles south-west of Kirkwall
27m
Orphir is 27 miles north-east of Thurso
34m
Orphir is 34 miles north of Wick
80m
Orphir is 80 miles north-east of Dornoch
84m
Orphir is 84 miles north of Lossiemouth
85m
Orphir is 85 miles north-east of Tain
86m
Orphir is 86 miles north of Findochty
86m
Orphir is 86 miles north of Burghead
87m
Orphir is 87 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Orphir?

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

108m
Orphir is 108 miles north-east of Inverness
129m
Orphir is 129 miles north of Aberdeen
171m
Orphir is 171 miles north of Dundee
176m
Orphir is 176 miles north of Perth
197m
Orphir is 197 miles north of Stirling
206m
Orphir is 206 miles north of Edinburgh
216m
Orphir is 216 miles north of Glasgow
280m
Orphir is 280 miles north of Carlisle
280m
Orphir is 280 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
287m
Orphir is 287 miles north of Sunderland

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