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Orkney, South Africa

Orkney is a large place in the region of North-West in South Africa with a population of approximately 145,801 people and is one of the largest places in South Africa. Find all facts and information about Orkney.

Facts and figures on Orkney at a glance

Name: Orkney (Orkney)
Status: Large place
Population: 145,801 people
Region name (Level 3): City of Matlosana
Region name (Level 2): Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality
Region name (Level 1): North-West
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa

Orkney is located in the region of North-West. North-West's capital Mahikeng (Mahikeng) is approximately 161 km / 100 mi away from Orkney (as the crow flies). The distance from Orkney to South Africa's capital Pretoria (Pretoria) is approximately 204 km / 127 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Orkney
PlaceStatusPopulationRegion
Orkney OrkneyLarge place145,801 peopleNorth-West Province of North West

Map of Orkney

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Information on Orkney

Information on Orkney
Place nameRegion name Level 3Region name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Orkney OrkneyCity of Matlosana City of MatlosanaDr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality Dr Kenneth Kaunda District MunicipalityNorth-West Province of North WestSouth AfricaAfrica

Time in Orkney

Time in Orkney
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 5:16pmNoSat, 13 Aug 2022 - 5:16pmUTC +2.0Africa/Johannesburg

Geographic coordinates of Orkney

Latitude & Longitude of Orkney
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map26°58'48.8"S (-26.9802300°)26°40'21.8"E (26.6727200°)

Distances from Orkney

Distances from Orkney
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
2,990 km south of the equator2,643 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Orkney

Places around Orkney

1 place found within 5 km around Orkney. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Orkney
PlacePopulationDistanceRoute
Kanana Kanana-4.6 km 2.9 mishow

Airports around Orkney

1 airport found within 15 km around Orkney. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Orkney
AirportCodeDistanceRoute
Klerksdorp Airport Klerksdorp AirportFAKD, KXE13.0 km 8.1 mishow

External sources of information on Orkney

Orkney on Wikipedia