Although Scotland apply to the United Kingdom, it still represents a separate country. Along the West coast of Scotland are Hebrides is the largest archipelago in the North-East of Scotland region are the Shetland and Orkney. In a country often there are swamps and rocky hills, and in Western and Central regions dominated by mountains. The highest point is mount Ben-Nevis, located in the Grampian mountains. Its height reaches 1343 meters. Some other peaks reach elevations higher than 1200 metres. In Scotland is also about 300 of vertices, the height of 900 meters.