Scotland is a nation of the U.K. and located in North Western Europe. Its capital is Edinburgh and the largest city in Scotland is Glasgow. Scotland is surrounded by the North Atlantic Ocean to the North and West, and to the East by the North Sea. It is indeed a lovely country known and liked for its stunning scenery of forests, rugged coastline, mountains and rolling hills. It consists of the following counties: Borders, South west, Central Belt, Highlands, North east Scotland, Hebrides, Shetland Islands and Orkney Islands. Scotland also has seven main cities which are as such: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen, Perth, Stirling and Inverness. As you might imagine for such a beautiful country, there is plenty to see and do here. There are actually many historic sites in Scotland for you to visit which are very interesting. More than anything, though, Scotland is great for outdoor activities. Making the most of the natural beauty around you is important. You can take part in all sorts of activities like cycling, hiking, hill walking, golfing and motorcycling. Scotland also offers great whisky tours which are indeed wonderful.