By Ricardo López ,Isaac Regueiro and Rubén Rodríguez
It is in the United Kingdom.
It has 790 islands.
Land area:78,387 km2
Languages:Scottish and English.
Main cities:Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Monetary unit: Pound sterling (GBP).
Government:Scotland has limited self-government
within the United Kingdom as well as representation in
the UK Parliament.
Head of state/president/king/queen:Queen Elizabeth
Additional data: there
are many islands.
Origins and history:
●Men first came to Scotland after the Ice Ages, settling
along the coast.
●About 2000 BC, came a people who built huge
monuments in stone. In 81 AD the Romans invaded
●In 122 AD, Hadrian built a wall to keep
the“barbarians”out of England.
●By 1018 AD, a united Scotland was finally a reality.
● In 1707 the Scottish and English Parliaments signed a
Treaty of Union, which effectively transferred all
powers to London.
Glasgow:It is the largest city in Scotland and it is the third
in the UK after London and Birmingham. It has
Edinburgh: It is the second most important city in
Scotland, it has 482.640 habitants.
TraditionsTraditions: Languages spoken currently or in the past in Scotland are
divided into two families: Celtic languages and Germanic languages. The
only Celtic language which is still preserved in Scotland is the Scottish
Gaelic. Sports also play an important role in Scottish culture, as the
country hosts its own national championships in various sports varieties.
Traditional food: Scottish cuisine shares many of the
characteristics of English cuisine, but with some distinct features and
food, sometimes resulting in its history and foreign influences. In
general, the Scottish cuisine is characterized by its simplicity, using
indigenous natural products (milk, meat, fish, fruit and vegetables) and
giving up the spices and herbs. Some of the dishes are traditional
Scottish Scotch broth or "Scotch Broth", made with barley, meat and
vegetables, porridge or gruel, or meat pies, particularly the Scotch foot,
Sport:The most popular sport is football in Scotland. Some varieties of
football in Scotland have been practised for centuries: the earliest reference
dating back to 1424. The Football Association is the national sport of Scotland,
and indeed the Scottish Cup is the national trophy mundo. The most important
Scottish football teams are the Celtic Football Club and Rangers Football Club,
both of Glasgow.
Interesting places to visitInteresting places to visit: Since the Scottish Reformation in 1560, the
Church of Scotland, also known as The Kirk, became the national church of
The Rosaceae ruins, its magnitude,
its environment, its history. Built in
1136 by Cistercian monks in Yorkshire,
was sacked again and again by the British.
In 1545, Henry VIII yours in that
particular policy was called "Rough
Wooing" (wild courtship) finished
ruins make it given the Scottish refusal
to ratify the marriage between his son
and Mary Stuart.