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SCOTLAND<br />
Area: 78133 km2<br />
Population: 5,2 million<br />
Capital: Edinburgh<br />
MAJOR CITIES<br />
Glasgow<br />
Edinburgh<br />
Aberdeen<br />
Highestpoint: Ben Nevis (1343 m)<br />
Longest river: theTay (188 km )<br />
Largest lake: LochLomond (56 km2).<br />
National day: 30 November, St. Andrews day.<br />
National flower: thethistle<br />
Scotland aredividedintothree areas:<br />
The Highlands in thenorth<br />
Central lowlands<br />
The Southern Uplands<br />
Nearly 90 percentoftheScottishpopulation live in theLowlands.<br />
All Scotscanspeak, read and writeEnglish.<br />
Manypeoplecanalso understand Scots and Gaelic.<br />
Most peopleuse a mixofScots and English in dailyspeech.<br />
The Scottishnationalcostume for men is the kilt.<br />
A PIPER<br />
Hi, my name is Neil and I,m a piper.<br />
I play everyday in Edinburgh<br />
I love thebagpipe.<br />
Piping is veryimportant in Scottishculture.<br />
The bagpipe is verypopularwithchildren.<br />
The bagpipe is not only a Scottish instrument. Theyalso play it in Ireland, Spain and France.<br />
A PIPERS REVENGE<br />
Onceupon a time in Hamelin in Germanythereweremany rats.<br />
A man in strange clothescame to thetown and said he couldget rid ofthe rats.<br />
He wantedsomemoney for thejob.<br />
The peopleofHamelinsaidtheywouldpayhim.<br />
The man began to play on a pipe.<br />
Suddenlythe rats cameoutofthehouses. Theybegan to followthe man.<br />
He led them to the river Weser. There, the rats jumpedintothe river and drowned.<br />
The Hamelinerswere glad the rats weregone.<br />
Butthe piper did not getanymoney.<br />
The piper gotangry.<br />
He cast a spell onthetown’schildren.<br />
Theyfollowedhimuntiltheycame to a hill.<br />
Then a dooropened in the side ofthe hill. Whenthe piper and thechildrenhadgone in, thedoorclosed.<br />
Nobody ever sawthe piper or thechildrenagain.<br />
NESSIE<br />
Manypeoplebelievethere is a sea monster in theScottish lake LochNess.<br />
She is calledNessie.<br />
She is the most famoussea monster in the world.<br />
Butnobody has provedthatsheexists.<br />
Manypeople have tried to take a photoof her.<br />
Therearesomephotoswhich show somethingthatlooks like a monster.<br />Buttheyare all outoffocus.<br />
Everyyearthousandsoftourists travel to LochNess.<br />
They all hope to seethefamoussea monster.<br />
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  1. 1. SCOTLAND<br />
  2. 2. Area: 78133 km2<br />
  3. 3. Population: 5,2 million<br />
  4. 4. Capital: Edinburgh<br />
  5. 5. MAJOR CITIES<br />
  6. 6. Glasgow<br />
  7. 7. Edinburgh<br />
  8. 8. Aberdeen<br />
  9. 9. Highestpoint: Ben Nevis (1343 m)<br />
  10. 10. Longest river: theTay (188 km )<br />
  11. 11. Largest lake: LochLomond (56 km2).<br />
  12. 12. National day: 30 November, St. Andrews day.<br />
  13. 13. National flower: thethistle<br />
  14. 14. Scotland aredividedintothree areas:<br />
  15. 15. The Highlands in thenorth<br />
  16. 16. Central lowlands<br />
  17. 17. The Southern Uplands<br />
  18. 18. Nearly 90 percentoftheScottishpopulation live in theLowlands.<br />
  19. 19. All Scotscanspeak, read and writeEnglish.<br />
  20. 20. Manypeoplecanalso understand Scots and Gaelic.<br />
  21. 21. Most peopleuse a mixofScots and English in dailyspeech.<br />
  22. 22. The Scottishnationalcostume for men is the kilt.<br />
  23. 23. A PIPER<br />
  24. 24. Hi, my name is Neil and I,m a piper.<br />
  25. 25. I play everyday in Edinburgh<br />
  26. 26. I love thebagpipe.<br />
  27. 27. Piping is veryimportant in Scottishculture.<br />
  28. 28. The bagpipe is verypopularwithchildren.<br />
  29. 29. The bagpipe is not only a Scottish instrument. Theyalso play it in Ireland, Spain and France.<br />
  30. 30. A PIPERS REVENGE<br />
  31. 31. Onceupon a time in Hamelin in Germanythereweremany rats.<br />
  32. 32. A man in strange clothescame to thetown and said he couldget rid ofthe rats.<br />
  33. 33. He wantedsomemoney for thejob.<br />
  34. 34. The peopleofHamelinsaidtheywouldpayhim.<br />
  35. 35. The man began to play on a pipe.<br />
  36. 36. Suddenlythe rats cameoutofthehouses. Theybegan to followthe man.<br />
  37. 37. He led them to the river Weser. There, the rats jumpedintothe river and drowned.<br />
  38. 38. The Hamelinerswere glad the rats weregone.<br />
  39. 39. Butthe piper did not getanymoney.<br />
  40. 40. The piper gotangry.<br />
  41. 41. He cast a spell onthetown’schildren.<br />
  42. 42. Theyfollowedhimuntiltheycame to a hill.<br />
  43. 43. Then a dooropened in the side ofthe hill. Whenthe piper and thechildrenhadgone in, thedoorclosed.<br />
  44. 44. Nobody ever sawthe piper or thechildrenagain.<br />
  45. 45. NESSIE<br />
  46. 46. Manypeoplebelievethere is a sea monster in theScottish lake LochNess.<br />
  47. 47. She is calledNessie.<br />
  48. 48. She is the most famoussea monster in the world.<br />
  49. 49. Butnobody has provedthatsheexists.<br />
  50. 50. Manypeople have tried to take a photoof her.<br />
  51. 51. Therearesomephotoswhich show somethingthatlooks like a monster.<br />Buttheyare all outoffocus.<br />
  52. 52. Everyyearthousandsoftourists travel to LochNess.<br />
  53. 53. They all hope to seethefamoussea monster.<br />
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