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Scotland, United Kingdom

Scotland is one of 4 primary administrative regions in United Kingdom with a population of approximately 5,000,000 people.

Facts and figures on Scotland at a glance

Region name: Scotland (Scotland)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 5,000,000 people
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Scotland (Scotland) is located in the regional capital Edinburgh (Edinburgh) with a population of 435,791 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 Scotland5,000,000 peopleEdinburgh Edinburgh435,791 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
Tue, 6 Jun 2023 - 2:04pmIn effect (+1 hour)Tue, 6 Jun 2023 - 1:04pmGMT UTC +1.0Europe/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.-Aberdeen Aberdeen183,790
Aberdeenshire Aberdeenshire2.---
Angus Angus3.116,000Forfar Forfar13,237
Argyll and Bute Argyll and Bute4.-Lochgilphead Lochgilphead2,272
Clackmannanshire Clackmannanshire5.-Alloa Alloa18,885
Dumfries and Galloway Dumfries and Galloway6.-Dumfries Dumfries-
Dundee City Dundee City7.-Dundee Dundee151,592
East Ayrshire East Ayrshire8.-Kilmarnock Kilmarnock42,904
East Dunbartonshire East Dunbartonshire9.-Kirkintilloch Kirkintilloch19,489
East Lothian East Lothian10.96,100Haddington Haddington8,779
East Renfrewshire East Renfrewshire11.-Giffnock Giffnock16,038
Edinburgh Edinburgh12.-Edinburgh Edinburgh435,791
Eilean Siar Eilean Siar13.27,684Stornoway Stornoway5,423
Falkirk Falkirk14.-Falkirk Falkirk32,479
Fife Fife15.-Glenrothes Glenrothes38,734
Glasgow City Glasgow City16.599,650Glasgow Glasgow610,268
Highland Highland17.-Inverness Inverness40,755
Inverclyde Inverclyde18.-Greenock Greenock43,495
Midlothian Midlothian19.-Dalkeith Dalkeith11,502
Moray Moray20.-Elgin Elgin21,236
North Ayrshire North Ayrshire21.-Irvine Irvine32,748
North Lanarkshire North Lanarkshire22.-Motherwell Motherwell29,908
Orkney Islands Orkney Islands23.-Kirkwall Kirkwall8,500
Perth and Kinross Perth and Kinross24.-Perth Perth43,633
Renfrewshire Renfrewshire25.170,000Paisley Paisley73,074
Shetland Islands Shetland Islands26.-Lerwick Lerwick6,594
South Ayrshire South Ayrshire27.-Ayr Ayr45,513
South Lanarkshire South Lanarkshire28.-Hamilton Hamilton47,615
Stirling Stirling29.87,000Stirling Stirling33,012
The Scottish Borders The Scottish Borders30.-Newtown St Boswells Newtown St Boswells1,225
West Dunbartonshire West Dunbartonshire31.-Dumbarton Dumbarton19,878
West Lothian West Lothian32.175,000Livingston Livingston53,798

External sources of information on Scotland

Scotland on Wikipedia