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  1. Stromness

Where is Stromness?

Stromness is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, 12 miles west of the town of Kirkwall, 133 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 208 miles north of Edinburgh, 517 miles north of Cardiff, and 530 miles north of London. Stromness falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW16 postcode district. The post town for Stromness is Stromness.

Stromness on a map

Map showing extent of Stromness as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Stromness
Map showing location of Stromness within the UK
Location of Stromness within the UK

Which county is Stromness in?

Stromness 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 Stromness in Orkney?

Stromness is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Orkney, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Orkney.

Map showing location of Stromness within Orkney
Location of Stromness within Orkney

What is the postcode for Stromness?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Stromness is KW16 3BT.

Where is Stromness in KW16?

Stromness is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW16 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW16 postcode district.

Map showing location of Stromness within KW16
Location of Stromness within KW16

What is the post town for Stromness?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Stromness?

The centre of Stromness is located at position 58.96224° latitude and -3.29918° longitude.

Latitude58.96224°
Longitude-3.29918°

What is the easting and northing of Stromness?

The centre of Stromness is located at the grid reference easting 325378 and northing 1009065 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting325378
Northing1009065

What are the nearest towns to Stromness?

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

west
12m
Stromness is 12 miles west of Kirkwall
north
27m
Stromness is 27 miles north of Thurso
north
37m
Stromness is 37 miles north of Wick
north
79m
Stromness is 79 miles north of Dornoch
north
84m
Stromness is 84 miles north of Tain
north
86m
Stromness is 86 miles north of Lossiemouth
north
88m
Stromness is 88 miles north of Burghead
north
89m
Stromness is 89 miles north of Findochty
north
90m
Stromness is 90 miles north of Cullen
north
90m
Stromness is 90 miles north of Buckie

What are the nearest cities to Stromness?

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

north
108m
Stromness is 108 miles north of Inverness
north
133m
Stromness is 133 miles north of Aberdeen
north
174m
Stromness is 174 miles north of Dundee
north
178m
Stromness is 178 miles north of Perth
north
198m
Stromness is 198 miles north of Stirling
north
208m
Stromness is 208 miles north of Edinburgh
north
217m
Stromness is 217 miles north of Glasgow
north
282m
Stromness is 282 miles north of Carlisle
north
283m
Stromness is 283 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
290m
Stromness is 290 miles north of Sunderland

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