The country of Scotland is located in United Kingdom. To its south is England and surrounding it is the frigid Atlantic Ocean. Some quick facts about Scotland include:
The population of Scotland is around 5 million.
The country is made up of more than 790 islands, but only about 130 are inhabited.
Edinburgh is the capital.
The raincoat was invented in 1824 in Scotland by Charles Macintosh, a chemist. In Great Britain the raincoat is still called a Mac.
The official animal of Scotland is the unicorn.
English is the official language, but Scottish Gaelic and Scots are popular regional languages.