Isle of Mull, Scotland

Islay and Isle of Mull, Scotland

Islay Islay Island is part of the Inner Hebrides and is inhabited by around 3,200 people. The fertile island, which was mentioned in writing as early as 560 AD, is known for its eight whiskey distilleries. Islay is the fifth largest island in Scotland. There are many whiskey distilleries on Islay, and at least one […]

Wales, United Kingdom

Geography of Wales, United Kingdom

Wales – key figures Land Area: 20,779 square kilometers Population: 3.0 million (2008 estimate). White British 95.99%, other whites 1.89%, Asians 0.88%, mixed races 0.61%, blacks 0.24%, Chinese 0.22%, others 0.18% (2001 census). Population density: 145 residents per square kilometer Capital: Cardiff (321,000 residents, 2007 estimate) Highest point: Snowdon, 1,085 m Lowest point: Irish Sea, 0 […]

Scotland Caledonian Canal

Scotland Mountains, Rivers and Lakes

Mountains Ben Nevis The highest mountain in Scotland and Great Britain is Ben Nevis with a height of 1,344 m. It is near Fort William. Due to sudden changes in the weather and the appearance of fog, climbing the summit is certainly associated with dangers. Note If mountains in Scotland are higher than around 914 […]