Flag of Scotland

The Scottish flag is a colourful flag with a diagonal cross. The colors used in the flag are blue and white. The size of the Scottish flag is 5:4. The flag of Scotland was adopted in the 15th century. The first use of the current design was in the 15th century. The last change to the current Scottish flag design was in the 15th century.

Flag of Scotland

Scotisch flag downloads

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Flag proportion

Ratio 5:4


  • First flag usage: 15th century
  • Adoption current flag: 15th century
  • Last change flag: 1988

Flag colors


About Scotland


5 313 600


30 081 sq mi
77 910 km2

Population density

177 sq mi
68 km2

Country information

Country: Scotland
Continent: Europe
Official languages: English, Scottish Gaelic, Scottish
Capital: Edinburgh
Government: Constitutional Monarchy
Border length: 96 miles / 154 km
Neighbouring countries
England: 96 miles 154 km

The Scottish flag is the flag of the country Scotland. Scotland is located in the continent of Europe. Scotland has 1 neighbour. The total length of the land border of Scotland is 154 km. Scotland has the following neighboring countries with corresponding distances of the land border: England: 154 km.

5 313 600 people live in Scotland, a country with an area of 77 910 km² (0% water). The population density in Scotland is 67 inhabitants per km². The official languages of Scotland are English, Scottish Gaelic and Scottish. The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh. Scotland is a constitutional monarchy.

The currency in Scotland is the pound sterling (GBP). UTC (default time) in Scotland is UTC+00:00 and UTC+01:00 in summer. Scotland has the unique two-letter country code UK (also called the internet top-level domain). The unique three-letter country code is GBR, and the three-digit country code is 44. The country code number (phone number) for Scotland is +44.


0% water


Pound sterling (GBP)


CET: UTC+00:00
CEST: UTC+01:00


Internet TLD: UK
Three-letter country code: GBR
Three-digit country code: 44
Calling code: 44