Scotland (Alba in Scottish Gaelic) is a country in northwest Europe, occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain. The nation shares a land border to the south with England and is bounded by the North Sea on the east and the Atlantic Ocean on the west.
Area: 78,782 km²
Terrain: main geographical and geological areas make up the mainland: from north to south, the generally mountainous Highlands, the low-lying Central Belt, and the hilly Southern Uplands.
Population: 5,062,011 (2001 est.)
Religion: Protestant, Anglican, Roman Catholic
Languages: English, Scots Gaelic
Community NameScottish Community
Size of Community in Tasmania
Local Community Contact DetailsScottish Country Dancing
Donation to the International Wall of Friendship
The Scottish stone was donated with the support of the City of Aberdeen District Council by Mrs. Jean Walker, Chieftain of the Tasmanian Caledonian Society on 30 November 1985.The black granite stone was obtained from Aberdeen Scotland and the lettering is carved and gold-filled.