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The Orkney Islands are an archipelago of over 70 islands some 10 miles off the northern tip of Scotland. They've been settled since the Neolithic period, and a remarkable collection of standing stones, early settlements and burial cairns remain, with the area listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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is the largest town and capital of the , an archipelago some 10 miles off the north coast of .
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is a small village in the , Scotland, on the A965 main road between Kirkwall and Stromness.
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is a small village on the north coast of .
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is a port on Mainland, the largest of the .
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is one of the , north of the Scottish mainland.
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is the second largest of the . The name means "high" and it's hilly and sparsely populated.
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is the most southerly of the , with its main settlement being St Margaret's Hope.
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is one of 's . With only a few commercial facilities, is somewhere to get way from it all - especially for people interested in birdlife and archaeology.
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is one of 's . Twice daily Orkney Ferries travel between and Rapness.
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is in the , north of Mainland.
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is one of the smaller , with its main settlement and ferry pier at the village of Balfour.
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Basque:  Orkada uharteak Basque:  Orkney Breton:  Inizi Orc'h Catalan:  Illes Òrcades Czech:  Orkneje Danish:  Orkney Dutch:  Orkney-eilanden English:  Orkney Esperanto:  Orkadoj Estonian:  Orkney saared Finnish:  Orkneysaaret French:  Orcades Galician:  Órcadas German:  Orkney Hungarian:  Orkney-szigetek Icelandic:  Orkneyjar Italian:  Isole Orcadi
Japanese:  オークニー諸島 Korean:  오크니 제도 Lithuanian:  Orknio salos Norwegian:  Orknøyene Norwegian Nynorsk:  Orknøyane Polish:  Orkady Portuguese:  Órcades Romanian:  Orkney Russian:  Оркнейские острова Scottish Gaelic:  Arcaibh Scottish Gaelic:  Àrcaibh Serbo-Croatian:  Orkneyski otoci Spanish:  Orcadas Swedish:  Orkneyöarna Turkish:  Orkney Adaları Ukrainian:  Оркнейські острови Orkney Islands Area

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