Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Covering the northern third of the island of Great Britain, mainland Scotland has a 96-mile border with England to the southeast and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast and the Irish Sea to the south. The country also contains more than 790 islands, principally in the archipelagos of the Hebrides and the Northern Isles. Most of the population, including the capital Edinburgh, is concentrated in the Central Belt – the plain between the Scottish Highlands and the Southern Uplands – in the Scottish Lowlands. Scotland is divided into 32 administrative subdivisions or local authorities, known as council areas. Glasgow City is the largest council area in terms of population, with Highland being the largest in terms of area.

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Blazing fireball illuminates skies over Scotland and Northern Ireland

An incoming meteor (or bunch of space debris, which some experts say it may be) broke up between Scotland and northern Ireland within view of much of the United Kingdom.

Fireball seen over Scotland and Northern Ireland was ‘space junk’, say astronomers | Space

Space Sustainability – A Roadmap for Scotland. The first strategic document of its kind to work towards a more sustainable space sector and help contribute to Net Zero goals

Fossils of New Salamander Species Found in Scotland

Who Were Scotland’s Mysterious ‘Bodies in the Bog’?

Untangling Scotland's Century-Old Fossil Fish Mystery

Orbex unveil full scale prototype of their Prime rocket (UK\Scotland based orbital rocket)

Who were the Picts, the early inhabitants of Scotland?

Scotland's 'bodies in the bog' traveled hundreds of miles to die in a toilet

Mysterious Pictish Symbols Discovered in Scotland Are The 'Find of a Lifetime'

Unknown symbols written by the lost 'painted people' of Scotland unearthed

Skyrora Opens New Engine Testing Facility in Scotland to test engines for its orbital Skyrora XL vehicle, as it aims to become the first British company to complete an orbital launch from U.K. soil.

Archaeologists Find One of the Most Significant Carved Stone Monuments Ever Uncovered in Scotland

Flying reptile discovered in Scotland dubbed 'Jurassic fighter jet'

New Species of Large-Sized Pterosaur Unearthed in Scotland

Remains of ‘world’s largest Jurassic pterosaur’ recovered in Scotland

Largest Jurassic pterosaur on record unearthed in Scotland

Rare Middle Jurassic Pterosaur Found Perfectly Preserved in Scotland

Pterosaur fossil from Scotland is largest Jurassic flier ever found