Map of Scottish Borders
The eastern part of Scotland is perfectly captured by this map of Scottish Borders and you will easily locate and major cities or attractions around the province. This map of Scottish Borders includes all the information a traveller should know about the layout of this province, its major cities and its connections to the surrounding provinces. If you are travelling from abroad by airplane and you are planning to visit more than just the capital of the province, you can find a car hire service and use this map of Scottish Borders to drive to your destination.
This is a map of the Scottish Borders, a council area in Scotland. This map should be able to provide the basic details surrounding the roads, streets, motorways and provincial divides within the area.
The area known as “Scottish borders” is a council area in Scotland, it is one of the 32 in the country.
To the west, both Galloway and Dumfries border the area, to the North West; the counties of West Lothian as well as South Lanarkshire make up the border. Midlothian and East Lothian, whilst Cumbria help make up the border at the north. England’s Northumberland border the area to the south and east.
Scottish Border’s total population is just over 140 thousand, according to a census in 2011. This number is a total of a 6.78% increase since the 2001 census, in which the number was only 106,000. The Scottish Border’s administrative centre is Newtown St. Boswells. The entire border region of southern Scotland was designated the name of Scottish Borders. The area forms part of the historical borders region together with the neighbouring areas of England.
The area that the Scottish Borders lie in are known as the Southern Uplands, specifically the eastern part. The geography of the land is largely rural and hilly. Flowing to the east from the west is the River Tweed, which flows through the whole region. Surrounding the River Tweed is The Merse, which is mainly flat land.
Currently, the region has no railway stations which are working, but the area was formerly heavily connected to the Victorian railway system. After the Second World War, the branch lines which supplied the region were closed.