Scotland

Scotland is one of the constituent nations of the . It borders to the south, and is separated from by the Irish Sea.
Photo: MaiDireLollo, Public domain.

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is the capital of Scotland located in the Central Belt region of the country. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

The are the most beautiful part of the British Isles. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the rugged northern and north-western portion of Scotland. Photo: Kirua, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The are those islands lying close to the mainland of Western Scotland. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The of Scotland is that part of the country which stretches from in the west to in the east, and contains the majority of the population. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the eastern region of Scotland bounded by the Firth of Forth to the south and the Moray Firth to the north; its cities are Aberdeen, Dundee and Perth. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Scotland is a lowland region of Scotland, a triangle bounded to the west by the Firth of Clyde and to the south by the Solway Firth. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The are the most northerly part of the United Kingdom, a group of islands 100 mi north of mainland Scotland. Photo: juvlai, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The are an archipelago of over 70 islands some 10 miles off the northern tip of Scotland. Photo: Massimo Telò, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a region in southeastern Scotland adjoining the border with , a fact which has heavily influenced the history of this region. Photo: Andrew Bowden, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Scotland

Latitude of center
56.4989° or 56° 29' 56" north
Longitude of center
-4.2188° or 4° 13' 7.5" west
Population
5,400,000
Elevation
561 feet (171 metres)
Geo­Names ID
2638360

Also Known As

  • Afar: Shotlandiya
  • Afrikaans: Skotland
  • Albanian: Skocia
  • Amharic: ስኮትላንድ
  • Arabic: Scotland
  • Arabic: إسكتلندا
  • Arabic: اسكتلندا
  • Arabic: اسكوتلندا
  • Arabic: سكوتلاند
  • Aragonese: Escocia
  • Armenian: Շոտլանդիա
  • Asturian: Escocia
  • Asturian: SCT
  • Asturian: Scotland
  • Aymara: Iskusiya
  • Azerbaijani: Şotlandiya
  • Bashkir: Шотландия
  • Basque: Eskozia
  • Bavarian: Schottland
  • Belarusian: Шатландыя
  • Belarusian: Шатляндыя
  • Belarusian: Шкоцыя
  • Bengali: স্কটল্যান্ড
  • Bhojpuri: स्काटलैंड
  • Bhojpuri: स्काट लैंड
  • Bhojpuri: स्कॉटलैंड
  • Bosnian: Škotska
  • Breton: Bro-Skos
  • Breton: Skos
  • Bulgarian: Шотландия
  • Burmese: စကော့တလန်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Escòcia
  • Catalan: Scotland
  • Cebuano: Scotland
  • Central Bikol: Eskosya
  • Central Kurdish: سکۆتلاند
  • Chavacano: Escocia
  • Chechen: Шотланди
  • Chinese: So͘-kat-lân
  • Chinese: 苏格兰
  • Chinese: 蘇格蘭
  • Chuvash: Шотланди
  • Cornish: Alban
  • Corsican: Scozia
  • Croatian: Kaledonija
  • Croatian: Škotska
  • Czech: Skotsko
  • Danish: Skotland
  • Dimli (individual language): İskoçya
  • Dotyali: स्कटल्याण्ड
  • Dutch: Schotland
  • Egyptian Arabic: اسكتلاندا
  • Egyptian Arabic: سكوتلاند
  • English: Alba
  • English: Caledonia
  • English: SCT
  • English: Scot
  • English: Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Erzya: Шотландия Мастор
  • Esperanto: Skotio
  • Esperanto: Skotlando
  • Esperanto: Skotujo
  • Estonian: Šotimaa
  • Extremaduran: Escocia
  • Extremaduran: Escócia
  • Faroese: Skotland
  • Fiji Hindi: Scotland
  • Fijian: Sikoteladi
  • Finnish: Skotlanti
  • French: Ecosse
  • French: Écosse
  • Galician: Escocia
  • Galician: اسكاتلند
  • Georgian: შოტლანდია
  • German: Schottland
  • Gilaki: اسكاتلند
  • Goan Konkani: Scotland
  • Goan Konkani: स्कॉटलंड
  • Gothic: 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌿𐍄𐍄𐌴𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳
  • Greek: Σκωτία
  • Guarani: Ekósia
  • Gujarati: સ્કોટલેન્ડ
  • Haitian: Ekòs
  • Hakka Chinese: Sû-kak-làn
  • Hausa: Scotland
  • Hebrew: סקוטלנד
  • Hindi: स्कॉटलैंड
  • Hindi: स्कॉटलैण्ड
  • Hungarian: Skócia
  • Icelandic: Skotland
  • Ido: Skotia
  • Iloko: Eskosia
  • Inari Sami: Skotland
  • Indonesian: Skotlandia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Scotia
  • Interlingue: Scotia
  • Irish: Albain
  • Italian: Scozia
  • Japanese: アルバ
  • Japanese: カレドニア
  • Japanese: スコット
  • Japanese: スコットランド
  • Javanese: Sekotlan
  • Javanese: Skotlandia
  • Kabiyè: Ekɔsɩ
  • Kalmyk: Скотишин Таңһч
  • Kannada: ಆಲ್ಬಾ
  • Kannada: ಸ್ಕಾಟ್ ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Shotlandiya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Шотландия
  • Kashubian: Szkòckô
  • Kazakh: Шотландия
  • Khmer: ស្កុតឡែន
  • Kirghiz: Шотландия
  • Komi: Шотландия
  • Korean: 스코틀랜드
  • Kurdish: Skotland
  • Kölsch: Schottland
  • Ladino: Eskosia
  • Lao: Eskosia
  • Lao: ປະເທດເອກົດ
  • Latin: Caledonia
  • Latin: Scotia
  • Latvian: Skotija
  • Ligurian: Scòçia
  • Limburgan: Sjotland
  • Lingala: Ekósi
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Scotland
  • Literary Chinese: 蘇格蘭
  • Lithuanian: Škotija
  • Lojban: sunko'ogu'e
  • Lombard: Scozia
  • Low German: Schotlaand
  • Low German: Schottland
  • Lower Sorbian: Šotiska
  • Luxembourgish: Schottland
  • Macedo-Romanian: Scotlandia
  • Macedonian: Шкотска
  • Malagasy: Ekôsy
  • Malay: Scotland
  • Malayalam: സ്കോട്ട് ലൻഡ്
  • Malayalam: സ്കോട്ട്‌ലാന്റ്
  • Malayalam: സ്കോട്ട്‌ലൻഡ്
  • Maltese: Skozja
  • Manx: Nalbin
  • Maori: Koterana
  • Maori: Koterangi
  • Marathi: स्कॉटलंड
  • Mazanderani: اسکاتلند
  • Min Dong Chinese: Sŭ-gáik-làng
  • Min Nan Chinese: Scot-tē
  • Mingrelian: შოტლანდია
  • Mon: သကတ်လာန်
  • Mongolian: Шотланд
  • Mongolian: သကတ်လာန်
  • Moroccan Arabic: سكوطلاندا
  • Narom: Êcosse
  • Nepali: स्कटल्यान्ड
  • Northern Frisian: Skotlun
  • Norwegian: Skottland
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Skottland
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Skottland
  • Novial: Skotia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Escòcia
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Scotland
  • Ossetian: Шотланди
  • Pampanga: Scotland
  • Panjabi: ਸਕਾਟਲੈਂਡ
  • Papiamento: Eskosia
  • Persian: اسکاتلند
  • Picard: Écosse
  • Piemontese: Scòssia
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Skotlund
  • Polish: Szkocja
  • Portuguese: Escócia
  • Quechua: Iskusya
  • Romanian: Scoția
  • Romansh: Scozia
  • Russia Buriat: Шотланд
  • Russian: Альба
  • Russian: Скотланд
  • Russian: Шотландия
  • Samoan: Sikotilani
  • Samogitian: Škuotėjė
  • Santali: ᱥᱠᱚᱴᱞᱮᱱᱰ
  • Sardinian: Iscotzia
  • Saterfriesisch: Skotlound
  • Scots: Scotland
  • Scottish Gaelic: Alba
  • Serbian: SCT
  • Serbian: Scot
  • Serbian: Алба
  • Serbian: Каледонија
  • Serbian: Шкотска
  • Serbo-Croatian: Schottland
  • Serbo-Croatian: Škotska
  • Shan: မိူင်းသၵွတ်ႉတလႅၼ်ႇ
  • Shona: Scotland
  • Sicilian: Scozzia
  • Silesian: Szkocyjo
  • Sindhi: اسڪاٽ
  • Sindhi: اسڪاٽلينڊ
  • Sindhi: اسڪاٽ لينڊ
  • Sindhi: اسڪاٽ لينڊ، برطانيا
  • Sindhi: البا
  • Sindhi: ڪاليدونيا
  • Sindhi: ڪاليڊونيا
  • Sindhi: ڪيليڊونيا
  • Sinhala: ස්කොට්ලන්තය
  • Slovak: Škótsko
  • Slovenian: Škotska
  • Somali: Skotland
  • South Azerbaijani: ایسکاتلند
  • Spanish: Caledonia
  • Spanish: Escocia
  • Sundanese: Skotlandia
  • Swahili: Uskoti
  • Swati: Sikoshilandi
  • Swedish: Skottland
  • Swiss German: Schottland
  • Tagalog: Eskosya
  • Tagalog: Scotland
  • Tajik: Шотландия
  • Tamil: ஆல்பா
  • Tamil: இசுக்கொட்லாந்து
  • Tamil: ஸ்காட்லாந்து
  • Tatar: Шотландия
  • Telugu: స్కాట్లాండ్
  • Tetum: Eskósia
  • Thai: Scotland
  • Thai: ประเทศสกอตแลนด์
  • Thai: ประเทศสก็อตแลนด์
  • Thai: ประเทศสก๊อตแลนด์
  • Thai: สก็อต
  • Thai: สก็อตแลนด์
  • Thai: สก๊อตแลนด์
  • Thai: แคว้นสกอตแลนด์
  • Thai: แคว้นสก็อตแลนด์
  • Tibetan: སི་ཁོ་ཁྲི་ལན་ཌི།
  • Tok Pisin: Skotlan
  • Tosk Albanian: Schottland
  • Turkish: İskoçya
  • Udmurt: Шотландия
  • Uighur: Shotlandiye
  • Ukrainian: Шотландія
  • Upper Sorbian: Šotiska
  • Urdu: اسکاٹ لینڈ
  • Urdu: کالیڈونیا
  • Uzbek: Shotlandiya
  • Venetian: Scozia
  • Venetian: Scòsia
  • Veps: Šotlandii
  • Vietnamese: Scotland
  • Vlaams: Schotland
  • Volapük: Skotän
  • Võro: Sotimaa
  • Walloon: Escôsse
  • Waray (Philippines): Escocia
  • Welsh: Yr Alban
  • Western Frisian: Skotlân
  • Western Panjabi: سکاٹ لینڈ
  • Western Panjabi: سکاٹلینڈ
  • Wu Chinese: 苏格兰
  • Yiddish: סקאטלאנד
  • Yoruba: Skọ́tlándì
  • Yue Chinese: 蘇格蘭
  • Zeeuws: Schotland
  • Zulu: IsiKotilandi
  • Escotlālpan
  • Skotlenda
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