Scotland is one of the four countries that make up United Kingdom of great Britain. The country stands bordered by England in the north, North sea in the east, the Atlantic Ocean in the North and West and the north Channel and the Irish sea in the Southwest. Apart from being a landmass, Scotland also comprises of around 790 islands including the northern Isles and the Hebrides. The Scottish waters also include a larger sector of the North Atlantic and the North sea, which claim to b amongst the largest oil reserves in the European union. The country is known for its ancient castles, beautiful lakes, soaring mountain peaks and historical monuments in the following lines. I got more information provided on Scotland.