Located in the heart of Scotland, Perth and Kinross serves as the crossroads of the country and gateway to the Highlands. Covering over 5,300 square kilometres, Perth and Kinross is a large and varied area that serves a population of 150,680 (NRS - 2016). Only an hour from Edinburgh and 75 minutes from Glasgow, the area's principal city, Perth, is at the hub of both Scotland's motorway and rail networks. 90% of Scotland's inhabitants live within 90 minutes of Perth.