Outline of Scotland

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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 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[edit]

Geography of Scotland[edit]

Main article: Geography of Scotland

Location[edit]

Environment of Scotland[edit]

Natural geographic features of Scotland[edit]

Regions of Scotland[edit]

Ecoregions of Scotland[edit]

Main article: Ecoregions in Scotland

Administrative divisions of Scotland[edit]

Main article: Administrative divisions of Scotland
Municipalities of Scotland[edit]

Demography of Scotland[edit]

Main article: Demographics of Scotland

Government and politics of Scotland[edit]

Main article: Government of Scotland and Politics of Scotland

Branches of the devolved government of Scotland[edit]

Executive[edit]

Legislative[edit]

Judicial[edit]

Law and order in Scotland[edit]

Main article: Scots law

Military of Scotland[edit]

Main article: Military of Scotland

Local government in Scotland[edit]

History of Scotland[edit]

By period[edit]

By region[edit]

By subject[edit]

Culture of Scotland[edit]

Main article: Culture of Scotland

Art in Scotland[edit]

People of Scotland[edit]

Religion in Scotland[edit]

Sports in Scotland[edit]

Main article: Sports in Scotland

Economy and infrastructure of Scotland[edit]

Main article: Economy of Scotland

Education in Scotland[edit]

Main article: Education in Scotland

Specific schools[edit]

Types of schools[edit]

Notes[edit]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Countries of the UK statistics.gov.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). International Organization for Standardization codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions -- Part 2: Country subdivision codes. Retrieved 2008-05-31. "SCT Scotland country" 
  4. ^ "Scottish Executive Resources" (PDF). Scotland in Short. Scottish Executive. 17 February 2007. Retrieved 14 September 2006. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Scotland