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Where is Scotland, United Kingdom?

Location of country of Scotland on a map

Scotland is a country found in the nation of United Kingdom. Home to 5,295,403 people, it is the 2nd largest division in United Kingdom in terms of population.

Scotland gained its current status as a country in the year 1707. The government of Scotland is lead by Nicola Sturgeon and is based in the country capital of Edinburgh (Population: 435,791).

The most populous cities in Scotland are: Glasgow (Population: 610,268), Edinburgh (Population: 435,791), Aberdeen (Population: 183,790), Dundee (Population: 151,592), East Kilbride (Population: 74,231).

Scotland Country - Quick Facts

Country United Kingdom
Region Type Country
Time Zone GMT
Year of Establishment 1707
Capital Edinburgh (Population: 435,791)
Head of Government Nicola Sturgeon
Total Population 5,295,403
Total Area 78,134 sq km (30,168 sq miles)
Population Density 67.8 sq km (175.5 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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