Outline of Scotland

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Location of Scotland (dark green)
– in Europe (light green & dark grey)
– in the United Kingdom (light green)
Enlargeable relief map of Scotland

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Scotland:

Scotland – country that is part of the United Kingdom.[1][2][3] Occupying the northern third of the largest island, it shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the southwest. In addition to the mainland, Scotland consists of over 790 islands[4] including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.

General reference

Geography of Scotland

Geography of Scotland


Environment of Scotland

Environment of Scotland

Natural geographic features of Scotland

Regions of Scotland

Ecoregions of Scotland

List of ecoregions in Scotland

Administrative divisions of Scotland

Administrative divisions of Scotland

Municipalities of Scotland
Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland

Municipalities of Scotland

Demography of Scotland

Demographics of Scotland

Government and politics of Scotland

Politics of Scotland

Branches of the devolved government of Scotland

Government of Scotland




Law and order in Scotland

Scots law

Military of Scotland

Military of Scotland

Local government in Scotland

Local government in Scotland

History of Scotland

By period

By region

By subject

Culture of Scotland

Edinburgh as seen from Calton Hill, with Dugald Stewart Monument

Culture of Scotland

Art in Scotland

Pipe band at Inverness Castle

People of Scotland

Religion in Scotland

Sports in Scotland

Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth

Sports in Scotland

Economy and infrastructure of Scotland

Economy of Scotland

Education in Scotland

Education in Scotland

Specific schools

Types of schools


See also


  1. ^ The Countries of the UK statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 10 October 2008.
  2. ^ "Countries within a country". 10 Downing Street. Archived from the original on 16 September 2008. Retrieved 24 August 2008. The United Kingdom is made up of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
  3. ^ "ISO 3166-2 Newsletter Date: 2007-11-28 No I-9. "Changes in the list of subdivision names and code elements" (Page 11)" (PDF). International Organization for Standardization codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions -- Part 2: Country subdivision codes. Retrieved 2008-05-31. SCT Scotland country
  4. ^ "Scottish Executive Resources" (PDF). Scotland in Short. Scottish Executive. 17 February 2006. Retrieved 14 September 2006.

External links

Wikimedia Atlas of Scotland

  • Scotland.org – the official online gateway to Scotland, managed by the Scottish Government
  • Scottish Government – official site of the Scottish Government
  • Scottish Parliament – official site of the Scottish Parliament
  • National Archives of Scotland – official site of the National Archives of Scotland
  • Homecoming Scotland 2009
  • Maps and digital collections at the National Library of Scotland
  • Gazetteer for Scotland – Extensive guide to the places and people of Scotland, by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society and University of Edinburgh
  • Scottish economic statistics 2005 (pdf) - from the Scottish Executive
  • Scottish Census Results On Line – official government site for Scotland's census results
  • Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics – Scottish Government's programme of small area statistics in Scotland
  • Visit Scotland – official site of Scotland's national tourist board
  • ScotlandsPeople – official government resource for Scottish genealogy
  • Outline of Scotland at Curlie
  • Scotlandpictures.net Scotland in photos
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