Scotland, United Kingdom

Scotland is one of 4 primary administrative regions in United Kingdom with a population of approximately 5,404,700 people.

Facts and figures on Scotland at a glance

Region name: Scotland (Scotland)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 5,404,700 people
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Scotland (Scotland) is located in the regional capital Edinburgh (Edinburgh) with a population of 506,520 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Scotland's regional capital Edinburgh to United Kingdom's capital London (London) is approximately 535 km (332 mi).

Facts and figures about Scotland
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Scotland Scotland5,404,700 peopleEdinburgh Edinburgh506,520 people

Compare with other regions in United Kingdom.

Map of Scotland

Map of Scotland

Information on Scotland

Information on Scotland
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Scotland ScotlandEdinburgh Edinburgh32United KingdomEurope

Time in Scotland

Time in Scotland
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Wed, 21 Feb 2024 - 3:19pm (15:19h)NoWed, 21 Feb 2024 - 3:19pm (15:19h)UTCEurope/London

Geographic coordinates of Scotland

Latitude & Longitude of Scotland
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map56°00'00.0"N (56.0000000°)4°00'00.0"W (-4.0000000°)

Subregions in Scotland

There are 32 administrative subregions in Scotland.
Subregions in Scotland
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Aberdeen City Aberdeen City1.229,840Aberdeen Aberdeen198,590
Aberdeenshire Aberdeenshire2.261,470--
Angus Angus3.116,520Forfar Forfar13,970
Argyll and Bute Argyll and Bute4.87,130Lochgilphead Lochgilphead2,390
City of Edinburgh City of Edinburgh5.507,170Edinburgh Edinburgh506,520
Clackmannanshire Clackmannanshire6.51,350Alloa Alloa20,390
Dumfries and Galloway Dumfries and Galloway7.148,790Dumfries Dumfries46,500
Dundee City Dundee City8.148,270Dundee Dundee148,210
East Ayrshire East Ayrshire9.122,200Kilmarnock Kilmarnock46,970
East Dunbartonshire East Dunbartonshire10.107,540Kirkintilloch Kirkintilloch19,630
East Lothian East Lothian11.104,090Haddington Haddington9,020
East Renfrewshire East Renfrewshire12.93,810Giffnock Giffnock12,070
Eilean Siar Eilean Siar13.26,830Stornoway Stornoway7,500
Falkirk Falkirk14.159,380Falkirk Falkirk35,310
Fife Fife15.370,330Glenrothes Glenrothes38,360
Glasgow City Glasgow City16.615,070Glasgow Glasgow626,410
Highland Highland17.235,540Inverness Inverness47,790
Inverclyde Inverclyde18.79,160Greenock Greenock41,280
Midlothian Midlothian19.88,610Dalkeith Dalkeith12,720
Moray Moray20.96,070Elgin Elgin25,040
North Ayrshire North Ayrshire21.135,890Irvine Irvine34,130
North Lanarkshire North Lanarkshire22.339,390Motherwell Motherwell32,840
Orkney Islands Orkney Islands23.21,850Kirkwall Kirkwall7,150
Perth and Kinross Perth and Kinross24.150,680Perth Perth47,350
Renfrewshire Renfrewshire25.175,930Paisley Paisley77,270
Shetland Islands Shetland Islands26.23,200Lerwick Lerwick6,760
South Ayrshire South Ayrshire27.112,470Ayr Ayr46,260
South Lanarkshire South Lanarkshire28.317,100Hamilton Hamilton54,480
Stirling Stirling29.93,750Stirling Stirling37,910
The Scottish Borders The Scottish Borders30.114,530Newtown St Boswells Newtown St Boswells1,330
West Dunbartonshire West Dunbartonshire31.89,860Dumbarton Dumbarton19,950
West Lothian West Lothian32.180,130Livingston Livingston56,840

External sources of information on Scotland

Scotland on Wikipedia