Updated: Sep 16, 2022
Home> Countries> Europe> Scotland
Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
It has a 154 km (96 miles) border with England to the southeast and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast, and the Irish Sea to the south.
Covering the northern third of the island of Great Britain, mainland Scotland includes more than 790 islands.