Scotland is one of the constituent nations of the . It borders to the south, and is separated from by the Irish Sea.

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is the capital of located in the region of the country.

is the largest city in and the fourth-largest in the UK; with a population of about 600,000 in the city itself and over 2,000,000 if the surrounding towns of the conurbation are taken into account.

is the third-largest city in , , with a population of over 220,000.

The is in south-western in the Firth of Clyde, which is the broad reach of sea southwest of and enclosed by the Ayrshire coast to the east and the Kintyre peninsula to the west.


The of is that part of the country which stretches from in the west to in the east, and contains the majority of the population.

The is the rugged northern and north-western portion of .

The are the most beautiful part of the British Isles.

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

Scotland is a lowland region of , a triangle bounded to the west by the Firth of Clyde and to the south by the Solway Firth.

The are the most northerly part of the United Kingdom, a group of islands 100 mi north of mainland .

The are an archipelago of over 70 islands some 10 miles off the northern tip of Scotland.

The is a region in southeastern adjoining the border with , a fact which has heavily influenced the history of this region.


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