- Comprised of more than 100 islands, only 15 of which are inhabited with a total population of 23,000.
- Its country’s most northerly outpost – only 400 miles (640 km) south of the Arctic Circle.
- Visitors are attracted by its rugged beauty and impressive abundance of wildlife, stunning coastlines and dozens of ancient sites.
- With 900 miles of coastline and plenty of hills to explore, these islands are perfect for walking, hiking and cycling. Crystal-clear coastal waters are perfect for kayaking, diving and fishing.
- Extremely safe place to live and visit, with only two murders in the last 50 years.
- Known for its ponies who are small in size but very strong.
- Settled in the early 8th and 9th centuries by the Vikings who ruled for 600 years.
- The local economy is dependent on fishing, oil, knitted woolen clothing and tourism industries.
- An ideal place for people to watch the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights).
- Free-roaming sheep provide exceptionally soft wool, used to create its world-famous patterned knitwear.
Answer: Shetland Islands