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Coordinates: 58°50′31″N 2°50′35″W / 58.842°N 2.843°W / 58.842; -2.843

Kirkwall postcode area
KW is located in United Kingdom
KW
Postcode area KW
Postcode area name Kirkwall
Post towns 15
Postcode districts 16
Postcode sectors 19
Postcodes (live) 1,806
Postcodes (total) 1,972
Statistics as at October 2006 [1]

The KW postcode area, also known as the Kirkwall postcode area[2], is a group of postal districts in the far north-east of Scotland. It covers the area around Berriedale, Brora, Dunbeath, Forsinard, Golspie, Halkirk, Helmsdale, Kinbrace, Latheron, Lybster, Thurso and Wick, as well as Orkney.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postal districts:

Postal district Post town Coverage Local authority
KW1 WICK Highland
KW2 LYBSTER Highland
KW3 LYBSTER Highland
KW5 LATHERON Highland
KW6 DUNBEATH Highland
KW7 BERRIEDALE Highland
KW8 HELMSDALE Highland
KW9 BRORA Highland
KW10 GOLSPIE Highland
KW11 KINBRACE Highland
KW12 HALKIRK Highland
KW13 FORSINARD Highland
KW14 THURSO Highland
KW15 KIRKWALL Orkney Islands
KW16 STROMNESS Orkney Islands
KW17 ORKNEY Orkney Islands

Adjacent areas

The adjacent postcode areas are (clockwise from east) - AB (Aberdeen) - IV (Inverness) - ZE (Lerwick) .
Adjacent postcode areas

ZE


KW


IV
AB

See also

References

  1. ^ "National Statistics Postcode Directory" (PDF). Office for National Statistics Postcode Directory (November 2006). Office for National Statistics. November 2006. http://www.statistics.gov.uk/geography/downloads/NSPDVersionNotes.pdf. Retrieved 2009-05-29.  
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
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