The Orkney Islands is a county of Scotland, a Lieutenancy area. It forms one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland. Orkney consists of about 200 small islands 16 kilometers north of Caithness in northern Scotland. The largest island in the group is known as "The Mainland"; about 20 are inhabited in total.
archipelago and council area in northern Scotland
|Instance of|| archipelago,|
Scottish council area,
lieutenancy area of Scotland,
Islands council areas of Scotland
|Located in or next to body of water||North Sea|