Where is Skaw?

Skaw is located in the county of Shetland, Scotland, 17 miles north-east of the town of Lerwick, 227 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 317 miles north of Edinburgh, and 613 miles north of London. Skaw falls within the unitary authority of Shetland Islands. It is in the ZE2 postcode district. The post town for Skaw is Shetland.

Skaw on a map

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

Which county is Skaw in?

Skaw is in the ceremonial county of Shetland, the historic county of Shetland, and the administrative county of Shetland Islands.

Ceremonial CountyShetland
Historic CountyShetland
Administrative CountyShetland Islands

Where is Skaw in Shetland?

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

Location of Skaw within Shetland

Where is Skaw in ZE2?

Skaw is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the ZE2 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the ZE2 postcode district.

Location of Skaw within ZE2

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What is the post town for Skaw?

The post town for Skaw is Shetland. Skaw is in the ZE2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shetland.

What is the latitude and longitude of Skaw?

The centre of Skaw is located at position 60.37439° latitude and -0.94144° longitude.

Latitude60.37439°
Longitude-0.94144°

What is the easting and northing of Skaw?

The centre of Skaw is located at the grid reference easting 458476 and northing 1166072 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting458476
Northing1166072

What are the nearest towns to Skaw?

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

17m
Skaw is 17 miles north-east of Lerwick
120m
Skaw is 120 miles north-east of Kirkwall
128m
Skaw is 128 miles north-east of Stromness
153m
Skaw is 153 miles north-east of Thurso
154m
Skaw is 154 miles north-east of Wick
189m
Skaw is 189 miles north of Fraserburgh
190m
Skaw is 190 miles north of Rosehearty
195m
Skaw is 195 miles north of Macduff
196m
Skaw is 196 miles north of Banff
196m
Skaw is 196 miles north of Portsoy

What are the nearest cities to Skaw?

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

227m
Skaw is 227 miles north of Aberdeen
232m
Skaw is 232 miles north-east of Inverness
281m
Skaw is 281 miles north of Dundee
290m
Skaw is 290 miles north of Perth
314m
Skaw is 314 miles north of Stirling
317m
Skaw is 317 miles north of Edinburgh
335m
Skaw is 335 miles north of Glasgow
374m
Skaw is 374 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
379m
Skaw is 379 miles north of Sunderland
386m
Skaw is 386 miles north of Carlisle

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