View over Lerwick, the capital of the Shetland Islands. Let me know in the comments section if you would like a video made of a specific part of Shetland? The Shetland Islands consist of 100+ islands of which approx 15 are inhabited. Located at 60 degrees North, where the North Sea an the Atlantic Ocean converge. Shetland is home to 22,000 people and has a mixture of traditional industries such as agriculture, textiles and fishing alongside large scale oil & gas developments and renewable energy projects. Lerwick, the capital of shetland has approx 7,000 residents.