KW postcode area

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Kirkwall postcode area
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KW
Postcode area KW
Postcode area nameKirkwall
Post towns 15
Postcode districts 16
Postcode sectors22
Postcodes (live)1,835
Postcodes (total)2,103
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The KW postcode area, or Kirkwall postcode area, is a group of sixteen postcode districts in the far north of Scotland, within fifteen post towns. These cover Caithness (including Wick, Thurso, Halkirk, Berriedale, Dunbeath, Latheron and Lybster), east Sutherland (including Golspie, Brora, Helmsdale, Kinbrace and Forsinard) and the Orkney Islands.

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The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
KW1WICK John O'Groats, Keiss Highland
KW2LYBSTER Caithness Highland
KW3LYBSTER Caithness Highland
KW5LATHERON Caithness Highland
KW6DUNBEATH Caithness Highland
KW7BERRIEDALE Caithness Highland
KW8HELMSDALE Sutherland Highland
KW9BRORA Sutherland Highland
KW10GOLSPIE Sutherland Highland
KW11KINBRACE Sutherland Highland
KW12HALKIRK Caithness Highland
KW13FORSINARD Sutherland Highland
KW14THURSO Caithness Highland
KW15KIRKWALL Kirkwall, St Ola Orkney Islands
KW16STROMNESS Stromness, Hoy, Flotta, Graemsay, Sandwick, Stenness Orkney Islands
KW17ORKNEYMost of Mainland, all of the north isles, Burray, South Ronaldsay Orkney Islands

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