The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh. According to Visit Scotland, the region known as Edinburgh and the Lothians includes both the urban capital city and the nearby rural countryside. More » Geography Europe United Kingdom

Travel to Scotland by flying direct from the United States to Edinburgh or Glasgow, or by flying to any airport in England and Wales and traveling on to Scotland by rail or road or air. Alternatively, fly to Belfast in N... More » Geography

According to Scotland's official website, Scotland is most famous for whisky and golf, among many other products, cultures and traditions. Scotch whisky is revered all over the world and is quite possibly the nation's be... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions
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Scotland is located in northern Great Britain and western Europe. It is west of the North Sea, and south and east of the Atlantic Ocean. It shares its border with England, making it a part of the United Kingdom. More » Geography Europe United Kingdom

Scotland is not a country. It is a nation within the country of United Kingdom. Northern Ireland, Wales and England are the other nations that comprise the United Kingdom. More » Geography Europe United Kingdom

In Scotland, Hogmanay refers to the last day of the year and is synonymous with New Years Eve celebrations. Historians believe that the tradition of Hogmanay, and the idea of the importance of celebrating the Winter Sols... More » Geography Europe United Kingdom

Some islands in Scotland include the Isle of Skye, St. Kilda and the Shetland Isles. All in all, Scotland has over 790 islands. Many of these islands, such as the Isle of Skye, are part of larger groups. More » Geography Europe United Kingdom