Scotland’s Geography

Scotland's physical geography, including details of landmass, islands, coastline, major rivers, highest mountains and largest lochs.

Total Area 78,772 sq km (30,414 sq mi)
Highest mountain Ben Nevis 1344m
Other mountains Ben Macdui 1309m
Braeriach 1296m
Largest loch Loch Lomond 56 sq km
Other lochs Loch Ness 56 sq km
Loch Awe 38 sq km
Loch Maree 29 sq km
Longest river River Tay 193km
Other major rivers River Spey 172km
River Clyde 171km
River Tweed 156km
River Forth 105km
Islands 800 (130 inhabited)
Coastline Approximately 10,000km with
3,900km mainland coast