The votes have been counted and Scotland has spoken.
The No camp triumphed in the independence referendum with a majority of 2,001,926 votes (55.3 per cent) to the Yes' 1,617,989 (44.7 per cent), preserving the 307-year-old union in Britain.
Despite an ehtusiastic campaign by Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond, only four of the 32 Scottish regions voted in favour of independence: Dundee, Glasgow, North Lanakrshire and West Dunbartonshire.
The margin between Yes and No was biggest in the Orkney Islands, where 67.2 per cent voted against Scotland becoming an independent country, against 32.6 per cent Yes votes.
The below graphic breaks down the vote by regions.
Graphic by John Bradley