Outline of Scotland

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

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

Geography of ScotlandEdit

Geography of Scotland


Environment of ScotlandEdit

Environment of Scotland

Natural geographic features of ScotlandEdit

Regions of ScotlandEdit

Ecoregions of ScotlandEdit

List of ecoregions in Scotland

Administrative divisions of ScotlandEdit

Administrative divisions of Scotland

Municipalities of ScotlandEdit
Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland

Municipalities of Scotland

Demography of ScotlandEdit

Demographics of Scotland

Government and politics of ScotlandEdit

Politics of Scotland

Branches of the devolved government of ScotlandEdit

Government of Scotland




Law and order in ScotlandEdit

Scots law

Military of ScotlandEdit

Military of Scotland

Local government in ScotlandEdit

Local government in Scotland

History of ScotlandEdit

By periodEdit

By regionEdit

By subjectEdit

Culture of ScotlandEdit

Edinburgh as seen from Calton Hill, with Dugald Stewart Monument

Culture of Scotland

Art in ScotlandEdit

Pipe band at Inverness Castle

People of ScotlandEdit

Religion in ScotlandEdit

Sports in ScotlandEdit

Sports in Scotland

Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth

Economy and infrastructure of ScotlandEdit

Economy of Scotland

Education in ScotlandEdit

Education in Scotland

Specific schoolsEdit

Types of schoolsEdit


See alsoEdit


  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 31 May 2008. SCT Scotland country
  4. ^ "Scottish Executive Resources" (PDF). Scotland in Short. Scottish Executive. 17 February 2006. Retrieved 14 September 2006.

External linksEdit

  Wikimedia Atlas of Scotland