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Orkney

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A map of the islands

Orkney, also known as the Orkney Islands, are an archipelago, situated off the coast of Scotland. Orkney is a part of the Northern Isles and the islands are a part of the United Kingdom. The archipelago exists of like 70 islands.

The archipelago is influenced by Scandinavian countries, for Norway annexed the country in 875. Today, a Old Norse dialect is still spoken.