The Central Lowlands are at the heart of Scotland. They lie between the Highlands to the north and the Southern Uplands in the south and the Firth of Clyde in the west and the Firth of Forth in the east. It is the industrial heart of Scotland has extensive agricultural land and is the most densely populated area. In this region are the cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth, Stirling and Ayr. The core of the Lowlands, the Central Belt.