The capital of Scotland isEdimburg, but Glasgow isthebiggestcity. The Kingdom of Scotland was an independent state until 1707 when it signed the Act of Union with England to create the Kingdom of Great Britain.
Scotland's flag is called The Saltirethat consists of a blade or St. Andrew's cross, white on a blue background emblem also joined the UK’s flag or Union Jack. Other symbols of Scotland, official or not, is the thistle (national flower), the pattern of tartan, related to the Scottish clans, or the flag of the "Lion Rampant“ in the Royal Standard of Scotland. Flag. Thistle. Royal Standard of Scotland.
Although Scotland is united to England, it has different coins and notes. In Scotland.. In England.. Comment: When this woman dies, they will have to change the notes.
Typical food. Some of the traditional Scottish dishes include Scotch broth, made with barley, meat and vegetables, the porridge, or meat pies, especially the Scotch pie, stuffed lamb. Scotchbroth Scotch pie Comment: Mmmmm… I’mhungry D:
Typical drinks. The traditional drink of Scotland is whiskey. In U.S.A. it is called Scotch. Beer is also a typical beverage: Scottish ales are characterized by their dark color and malt flavor (black beer, to understand). You know what it is. Don’t ask. Ale. Comment: Let’sgotoMercadona!
Customs and festivities. In Scotland, at the time of winter, there are ancient traditions of the celebration of fire and light. The fire festivals are of Viking or pagan origin.The New Year is celebrated Hogmanay, Scotland, with a five-day festival, including street festivals, entertainment and nature.Another tradition of Scotland is the "annual spring cleaning, which takes place in some communities, or the ritual cleaning of the kitchen for Passover.
Sports. Scottish traditional sports are soccer, rugby and golf.
Famous people. Alexander Fleming lived in Scotland (he discoveredthe penicillin),Alexander Graham Bell (inventor of thetelephone), James MatthewBarrie (author of Peter Pan) and Arthur Conan Doyle (creator of Sherlock Holmes). The famous Red Hot Chili Peppers group is from Scotland (this group plays the song in the background)