Scotland

By Nolan Ditcher




 Take A Tour Of Scotland
Where Do You Want To Go?
               Geography    Geography 2       Geography 3


                 People      People 2...
Geography
•    Capital – Edinburgh
•    Largest City – Glasgow
•    Area – 78,772 km2 (30,414 mi2)
•    Regions – Shetney ...
Geography 2
•   Tallest Mountain – Ben Nevis (1344m)
•   Longest River – River Tay (193km)
•   800 islands, but only 130 i...
Geography 3
• Scotland is part of the United Kingdom
• Major Cities –
1.Edinburgh
2.Glasgow
3.Stirling
4.Dundee
5.Aberdeen...
People
• Population – 5,168,500 (2008 est.)
• Population Density – 64/km2 (167.5/mi2)
• Birth Rate – 10.7 per 1,000 popula...
People 2
• Official Languages – English, Gaelic, and
  Scots
• Currency – Pound Sterling
• GVA Per Head - £ 19,152 (2007 e...
Religion
• Major Religions –
(click on religion to learn more)
1.Christianity
2.Islam
3.Judaism
4.Paganism



            ...
Economy
•   Currency – Pound Sterling
•   GVA Per Head - £ 19,152 (2007 est.)
•   GVA - £ 98 million (2007 est.)
•   Labor...
Economy 2
• Top Five Export Destinations (£ Billions)
1.U.S.A. – £2.8
2.France – £1.5
3.Netherlands - £1.4
4.Germany - £1....
Government
•   Constitutional Monarchy
•   Queen (of U.K.) – Elizabeth II
•   1st Minister of Scotland – Alex Salmond
•   ...
Flag
   Scotland’s Flag




United Kingdom’s Flag




                        Back
Climate
•   Mild winters
•   Cold, wet summers
•   Lower temperatures than rest of the U.K.
•   Winter temperature avg. – ...
Sports

•   Important element in Scottish Culture
•   St. Andrews is internationally known as the
    home of golf
•   Sco...
National Symbols
• The flag is known as the Saltire or St.
  Andrew’s Cross
• Scotland’s flag is also the oldest national
...
Food
• Scottish food includes soups, seafood,
  meat, vegetables, fruits, dairy, cheese,
  pudding, desserts, cakes, and b...
Wildlife
• Scotland’s wildlife is typical for Europe
• Large animals such as lynx, brown bear,
  wolf, elk, and walruses w...
Regions

                       Shetland and Orkney Islands

                       The Highlands and Western Islands

   ...
Christianity
    • Worship Jesus as the son of god
    • Believe that Jesus died to save us from sin
    • Monotheistic, b...
Islam
    • Second largest religion in the world
    • Worship Allah as God
    • Fastest growing religion in the world


...
Judaism
    • Originating from the Hebrew Bible
    • The way of life of the Jews
    • 13 million members in 2007
    • 4...
Paganism
    •   Polytheistic, believe in more than one god
    •   Non-Abrahamic
    •   Started in Europe before Christi...
Bibliography
• Wikipedia (www.wikipedia.com)
• Scotland - The Official Online Gateway to
  Scotland (www.scotland.org)



...
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Scotland

  1. 1. Scotland By Nolan Ditcher Take A Tour Of Scotland
  2. 2. Where Do You Want To Go? Geography Geography 2 Geography 3 People People 2 Economy Economy 2 Flag National Symbols Government Religion Sports Climate Food Wildlife Click To Exit Bibliography
  3. 3. Geography • Capital – Edinburgh • Largest City – Glasgow • Area – 78,772 km2 (30,414 mi2) • Regions – Shetney and Orkland Islands Highlands and Western Isles North East Scotland See The Regions Central Scotland East Central Scotland West Glasgow and Surrounding Areas Edinburgh and Surrounding Areas South East Scotland South West Scotland Back
  4. 4. Geography 2 • Tallest Mountain – Ben Nevis (1344m) • Longest River – River Tay (193km) • 800 islands, but only 130 inhabited • Average Sea Level Temp. of 9 C • Avg. 3 hrs. sunshine each day • Avg. of 200 rain days per year (250 on west coast. Back
  5. 5. Geography 3 • Scotland is part of the United Kingdom • Major Cities – 1.Edinburgh 2.Glasgow 3.Stirling 4.Dundee 5.Aberdeen 6.Inverness Back
  6. 6. People • Population – 5,168,500 (2008 est.) • Population Density – 64/km2 (167.5/mi2) • Birth Rate – 10.7 per 1,000 population • Death Rate – 11 per 1,000 population • Literacy – 99% • Life Expectancy – Male – 74.2 years Female – 79.3 years • Population Growth Rate – 0.4% Back
  7. 7. People 2 • Official Languages – English, Gaelic, and Scots • Currency – Pound Sterling • GVA Per Head - £ 19,152 (2007 est.) • GVA - £ 98 million (2007 est.) • Labor Force – 2,678,000 • Net Migration Rate – 4.1 migrants per 1,000 population Back
  8. 8. Religion • Major Religions – (click on religion to learn more) 1.Christianity 2.Islam 3.Judaism 4.Paganism Back
  9. 9. Economy • Currency – Pound Sterling • GVA Per Head - £ 19,152 (2007 est.) • GVA - £ 98 million (2007 est.) • Labor Force – 2,678,000 • Top Five Exports – Food and Drink – £4.6 (£ Billions) Chemicals – £2.2 Wholesale, Retail, and Accommodations – £1.9 Business Services – £1.9 Office Machinery – £1.2 Back
  10. 10. Economy 2 • Top Five Export Destinations (£ Billions) 1.U.S.A. – £2.8 2.France – £1.5 3.Netherlands - £1.4 4.Germany - £1.3 5.Eire - £1.0 Back
  11. 11. Government • Constitutional Monarchy • Queen (of U.K.) – Elizabeth II • 1st Minister of Scotland – Alex Salmond • Prime Minister – Gordon Brown • Budget - £31 billion • Political Party – Scottish Nation Party (Minority Administration) Back
  12. 12. Flag Scotland’s Flag United Kingdom’s Flag Back
  13. 13. Climate • Mild winters • Cold, wet summers • Lower temperatures than rest of the U.K. • Winter temperature avg. – 6 C (42.8 F) • Summer temperature avg. – 18 C (64.4 F) Back
  14. 14. Sports • Important element in Scottish Culture • St. Andrews is internationally known as the home of golf • Scotland’s sports include, but are not limited to: • Golf • Soccer (called football) • Rugby • Cricket Back
  15. 15. National Symbols • The flag is known as the Saltire or St. Andrew’s Cross • Scotland’s flag is also the oldest national flag still in use • The national anthem is named The Flower of Scotland • St. Andrews day, on November 30th, is the national day Back
  16. 16. Food • Scottish food includes soups, seafood, meat, vegetables, fruits, dairy, cheese, pudding, desserts, cakes, and breads • Many of Scotland’s drinks contain alcohol • Due to immigration, Italian food has become part of Scottish cooking Back
  17. 17. Wildlife • Scotland’s wildlife is typical for Europe • Large animals such as lynx, brown bear, wolf, elk, and walruses were hunted to extinction in prehistoric times • Other animals include seals, gannets, ptarmigan, mountain hare, stoat, squirrels, beaver, and wild boar Back
  18. 18. Regions Shetland and Orkney Islands The Highlands and Western Islands North East Scotland Central Scotland East Central Scotland West Glasgow and Surrounding Areas Edinburgh and Surrounding Areas South East Scotland Back To Geography South West Scotland Back
  19. 19. Christianity • Worship Jesus as the son of god • Believe that Jesus died to save us from sin • Monotheistic, believe in one god • Based on the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth • Old Testament and New Testament • Believe that Jesus is the Messiah, that he is our savior Back To Religions Back
  20. 20. Islam • Second largest religion in the world • Worship Allah as God • Fastest growing religion in the world Back To Religions Back
  21. 21. Judaism • Originating from the Hebrew Bible • The way of life of the Jews • 13 million members in 2007 • 40% in the U.S.A. and 40% in Israel • One of the oldest monotheistic religions • Oldest monotheistic religion to survive in the present day • Claims a historical continuity spanning over 3000 years Back To Religions Back
  22. 22. Paganism • Polytheistic, believe in more than one god • Non-Abrahamic • Started in Europe before Christianization • Any Pagan religion (polytheistic) • One example of Paganism is the ancient Greek religion Back To Religions Back
  23. 23. Bibliography • Wikipedia (www.wikipedia.com) • Scotland - The Official Online Gateway to Scotland (www.scotland.org) Back

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