Rackwick is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, 24 miles north of the town of Kirkwall, 155 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 234 miles north of Edinburgh, 543 miles north of Cardiff, and 552 miles north of London. Rackwick falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Rackwick is Orkney.
Rackwick is in the ceremonial county of Orkney, the historic county of Orkney, and the administrative county of Orkney Islands.
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Rackwick is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Orkney, and towards the easternmost extremity of Orkney.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Rackwick is KW17 2DN.
Rackwick is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district.
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The post town for Rackwick is Orkney. Rackwick is in the KW17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Orkney.
The centre of Rackwick is located at position 59.33479° latitude and -2.97135° longitude.
The centre of Rackwick is located at the grid reference easting 344836 and northing 1050228 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Rackwick relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Rackwick to the centre of the town.
Position of Rackwick relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Rackwick to the centre of the city.