Where is Tankerness?

Tankerness is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, four miles east of the town of Kirkwall, 129 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 208 miles north of Edinburgh, 518 miles north of Cardiff, and 526 miles north of London. Tankerness falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Tankerness is Orkney.

Tankerness on a map

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

Which county is Tankerness in?

Tankerness 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 Tankerness in Orkney?

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

Location of Tankerness within Orkney

What is the postcode for Tankerness?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Tankerness is KW17 2QR.

Where is Tankerness in KW17?

Tankerness is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district.

Location of Tankerness within KW17

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What is the post town for Tankerness?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Tankerness?

The centre of Tankerness is located at position 58.96181° latitude and -2.86454° longitude.

Latitude58.96181°
Longitude-2.86454°

What is the easting and northing of Tankerness?

The centre of Tankerness is located at the grid reference easting 350374 and northing 1008612 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting350374
Northing1008612

What are the nearest towns to Tankerness?

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

4m
Tankerness is 4 miles east of Kirkwall
16m
Tankerness is 16 miles east of Stromness
35m
Tankerness is 35 miles north-east of Thurso
37m
Tankerness is 37 miles north of Wick
86m
Tankerness is 86 miles north-east of Dornoch
87m
Tankerness is 87 miles north of Lossiemouth
87m
Tankerness is 87 miles north of Findochty
88m
Tankerness is 88 miles north of Cullen
89m
Tankerness is 89 miles north of Portsoy
89m
Tankerness is 89 miles north of Buckie

What are the nearest cities to Tankerness?

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

114m
Tankerness is 114 miles north-east of Inverness
129m
Tankerness is 129 miles north of Aberdeen
173m
Tankerness is 173 miles north of Dundee
179m
Tankerness is 179 miles north of Perth
201m
Tankerness is 201 miles north of Stirling
209m
Tankerness is 209 miles north of Edinburgh
220m
Tankerness is 220 miles north of Glasgow
280m
Tankerness is 280 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
282m
Tankerness is 282 miles north of Carlisle
286m
Tankerness is 286 miles north of Sunderland

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