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Outline of Scotland

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Outline of Scotland

Location of Scotland (dark green)
– in the European continent (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 Anglo-Scottish 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 1
  • Geography of Scotland 2
    • Location 2.1
    • Environment of Scotland 2.2
      • Natural geographic features of Scotland 2.2.1
    • Regions of Scotland 2.3
      • Ecoregions of Scotland 2.3.1
      • Administrative divisions of Scotland 2.3.2
        • Municipalities of Scotland
    • Demography of Scotland 2.4
  • Government and politics of Scotland 3
    • Branches of the devolved government of Scotland 3.1
      • Executive 3.1.1
      • Legislative 3.1.2
      • Judicial 3.1.3
    • Law and order in Scotland 3.2
    • Military of Scotland 3.3
    • Local government in Scotland 3.4
  • History of Scotland 4
    • By period 4.1
    • By region 4.2
    • By subject 4.3
  • Culture of Scotland 5
    • Art in Scotland 5.1
    • People of Scotland 5.2
    • Religion in Scotland 5.3
    • Sports in Scotland 5.4
  • Economy and infrastructure of Scotland 6
  • Education in Scotland 7
    • Specific schools 7.1
    • Types of schools 7.2
  • Notes 8
  • See also 9
  • References 10
  • External links 11

General reference

Geography of Scotland

Main article: Geography of Scotland


Environment of Scotland

Natural geographic features of Scotland

Regions of Scotland

Ecoregions of Scotland

Main article: Ecoregions in Scotland

Administrative divisions of Scotland

Main article: Administrative divisions of Scotland
Municipalities of Scotland

Demography of Scotland

Main article: Demographics of Scotland

Government and politics of Scotland

Main article: Government of Scotland and Politics of Scotland

Branches of the devolved government of Scotland




Law and order in Scotland

Military of Scotland

Main article: Military of Scotland

Local government in Scotland

History of Scotland

By period

By region

By subject

Culture of Scotland

Main article: Culture of Scotland

Art in Scotland

People of Scotland

Religion in Scotland

Sports in Scotland

Main article: Sports in Scotland

Economy and infrastructure of Scotland

Main article: Economy of Scotland

Education in Scotland

Main article: Education in Scotland

Specific schools

Types of schools


See also


  1. ^ The Countries of the UK Retrieved 10 October 2008.
  2. ^ "Countries within a country". 10 Downing Street. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 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).  
  4. ^ "Scottish Executive Resources" (PDF). Scotland in Short. Scottish Executive. 17 February 2007. Retrieved 14 September 2006. 

External links

  • – 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 DMOZ
  • Scotland travel guide from Wikivoyage
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