Template:Attached KML/KY postcode area
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KY is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 56°09′54″N 3°12′00″W / 56.165°N 3.200°W / 56.165; -3.200
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns13
Postcode districts17
Postcode sectors75
Postcodes (live)9,938
Postcodes (total)13.127
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The KY postcode area, also known as the Kirkcaldy postcode area,[2] is a group of sixteen postcode districts in eastern Scotland, within thirteen post towns. These cover most of Fife (including Kirkcaldy, Dunfermline, Glenrothes, St Andrews, Anstruther, Burntisland, Cowdenbeath, Cupar, Inverkeithing, Kelty, Leven and Lochgelly), plus the far south of Perth and Kinross (including Kinross itself).


The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
KY1 KIRKCALDY Kirkcaldy (east), Dysart, Thornton, Wemyss Fife
KY2 KIRKCALDY Kirkcaldy (west), Auchtertool Fife
KY3 BURNTISLAND Burntisland, Kinghorn, Aberdour Fife
KY4 COWDENBEATH Cowdenbeath, Hill of Beath, Crossgates Fife
KY5 LOCHGELLY Lochgelly, Cardenden, Ballingry, Kinglassie Fife
KY6 GLENROTHES Glenrothes (west), Leslie, Kinnesswood Fife, Perth and Kinross
KY7 GLENROTHES Glenrothes (centre and east), Markinch, Star Fife
KY8 LEVEN Leven, Buckhaven, Methil, Methilhill, Largo, Windygates, Kennoway Fife
KY9 LEVEN Earlsferry, Elie, Kilconquhar, Largoward Fife
KY10 ANSTRUTHER Anstruther, Cellardyke, Kilrenny, Pittenweem, St Monans, Crail, Arncroach Fife
KY11 DUNFERMLINE Dunfermline (south and east), Rosyth, Dalgety Bay, Limekilns, Charlestown Fife
INVERKEITHING Inverkeithing, North Queensferry
KY12 DUNFERMLINE Dunfermline (centre, north and west), Rumbling Bridge, Powmill, Kincardine, Culross Fife
KY13 KINROSS Kinross, Milnathort, Balado, Scotlandwell Perth and Kinross
KY14 CUPAR Newburgh, Glenfarg, Gateside Fife, Perth and Kinross
KY15 CUPAR Cupar, Ceres, Kilmany, Strathmiglo, Falkland, Ladybank, Freuchie, Kingskettle Fife
KY16 ST. ANDREWS St Andrews, Kingsbarns, Dunino, Guardbridge, St. Michaels, Balmullo Fife
KY99 DUNFERMLINE VISA Special Postcode non-geographic


Template:Attached KML/KY postcode area
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KY postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.DD postcode areaEH postcode areaEH postcode areaFK postcode areaPH postcode area
KY postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby DD, EH, FK and PH postcode areas.

See also


  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. May 2020. Table 2. Retrieved 19 June 2020. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)