Capital - Edinburgh
Population - 5,120,000
Watch out for - Alison Sheppard (50m swimming)
The Scots have been at every Games and have hosted the event twice in 1970 and 1986.
They have won 271 medals in all, 65 of them gold, with three coming in 1998.
Last time around, Scotland grabbed gold in boxing and lawn bowls, as well as in squash through Peter Nicol, who will compete this year for England.