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Popular in ScotlandEdinburghEdinburgh is the capital of Scotland located in the Central Belt region of the country. GlasgowGlasgow is the biggest city in Scotland with a population of about 600,000 in the city itself, or over 2 million if the surrounding towns of the Clydeside conurbation are taken into account. AberdeenAberdeen is the third-largest city in Scotland, United Kingdom, with a population of over 220,000.
In ScotlandCentral BeltThe Central Belt is in Scotland, one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. North East ScotlandNorth East Scotland is in Scotland, one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Scottish HighlandsThe Scottish Highlands is the rugged northern and north-western portion of Scotland. HebridesThe Hebrides are the most beautiful part of the British Isles. The landscape is rocky and mountainous, but also lush and verdant - due in no small part to the large amounts of rain which tend to fall. South WestSouth West Scotland is in Scotland, one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Shetland IslandsThe Shetland Islands are an archipelago in Scotland. Composed of over one hundred islands, of which fifteen are inhabited, Shetland is located around 160 km north of the Scottish mainland. Orkney IslandsThe Orkney Islands are an archipelago of approximately 70 islands some 10 miles off the northern coast of Scotland. Loch NessLoch Ness is Scotland's most famous lake. It runs for 23 miles along the natural geological cleft that stretches from Fort William in the west of the Scottish Highlands, to Inverness in the north. Scottish BordersThe Scottish Borders is a region in southeastern Scotland adjoining the border with England, a fact which has heavily influenced the history of this region. West Highland WayThe West Highland Way is a 95 mile long distance walk from Milngavie outside Glasgow, to Fort William in the Highlands of Scotland. Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National ParkLoch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park straddles the two regions of the Scottish Highlands and the Central Belt of Scotland, one of the four homelands of the United Kingdom. Rannoch MoorRannoch Moor, a large expanse of around 50 square miles of boggy moorland to the west of Loch Rannoch, is in Perth and Kinross, partly northern Argyll and Bute, and Highland, Scotland. Speyside WayThe Speyside Way is in Scotland, one of the four homelands of the United Kingdom.