Where is Wasbister?

Wasbister is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, 14 miles north of the town of Kirkwall, 145 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 223 miles north of Edinburgh, 533 miles north of Cardiff, and 542 miles north of London. Wasbister falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Wasbister is Orkney.

Wasbister on a map

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

Which county is Wasbister in?

Wasbister 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 Wasbister in Orkney?

Wasbister is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Orkney, and towards the easternmost extremity of Orkney.

Location of Wasbister within Orkney

What is the postcode for Wasbister?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Wasbister is KW17 2PS.

Where is Wasbister in KW17?

Wasbister is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district.

Location of Wasbister within KW17

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What is the post town for Wasbister?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Wasbister?

The centre of Wasbister is located at position 59.18202° latitude and -3.06753° longitude.

Latitude59.18202°
Longitude-3.06753°

What is the easting and northing of Wasbister?

The centre of Wasbister is located at the grid reference easting 339092 and northing 1033300 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting339092
Northing1033300

What are the nearest towns to Wasbister?

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

14m
Wasbister is 14 miles north of Kirkwall
17m
Wasbister is 17 miles north-east of Stromness
44m
Wasbister is 44 miles north-east of Thurso
51m
Wasbister is 51 miles north of Wick
95m
Wasbister is 95 miles south-west of Lerwick
97m
Wasbister is 97 miles north of Dornoch
101m
Wasbister is 101 miles north of Lossiemouth
101m
Wasbister is 101 miles north of Tain
103m
Wasbister is 103 miles north of Findochty
104m
Wasbister is 104 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Wasbister?

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

125m
Wasbister is 125 miles north of Inverness
145m
Wasbister is 145 miles north of Aberdeen
188m
Wasbister is 188 miles north of Dundee
193m
Wasbister is 193 miles north of Perth
215m
Wasbister is 215 miles north of Stirling
223m
Wasbister is 223 miles north of Edinburgh
234m
Wasbister is 234 miles north of Glasgow
296m
Wasbister is 296 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
297m
Wasbister is 297 miles north of Carlisle
303m
Wasbister is 303 miles north of Sunderland

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