Scotland
Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom
It occupies the northern third of the island of GB
It shares a border with Englan...
Largest cities of Scotland
• Edinburgh – the capital of
Scotland
• Glasgow – Scotland´s largest city
• Aberdeen – Europe´s...
Basic information
• The total area of Scotland is comparable to the size of
the Czech Republic
• The population of Scotlan...
Symbols of Scotland
A famous traditional Scottish instrument
is the Great Highland Bagpipe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwrvHnYpwkk
A bag made
traditionally from
a sheep´s
stomach is
squeezed under
the arm to blow
air through the
pipes
KILT
People began
wearing kilt in 18th
century. It was
such a symbol of
rebellion against
English rule. It was
banned by t...
Tartan
A checked pattern of different
coloured lines and stripes produced
in woolen cloth, has been
traditional in Scotlan...
MacDonald Tartan
Whisky
Scotland´s national
drink. It is made
from water and
barley, dried with
peat for the flavour
and fermented
with yea...
Haggis
Haggis
• Haggis is Scotland´s national dish.
It is a large round sausage made
by stuffing a sheep´s stomach with
sheep´s l...
Golf
St. Andrews
There is the oldest golf course in the world
Here is the new one near St. Andrews
http://www.perrygolf.com/sco...
Who are famous
Scots?
Now you will
see some
photos from
Scotland
4 scotland-prezentace
4 scotland-prezentace
4 scotland-prezentace
4 scotland-prezentace
4 scotland-prezentace
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  1. 1. Scotland
  2. 2. Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom It occupies the northern third of the island of GB It shares a border with England to the south
  3. 3. Largest cities of Scotland • Edinburgh – the capital of Scotland • Glasgow – Scotland´s largest city • Aberdeen – Europe´s oil capital • Dundee – known for jam, jute and journalism
  4. 4. Basic information • The total area of Scotland is comparable to the size of the Czech Republic • The population of Scotland is about 5 mil. • Official language is English, also scottish gaelic is spoken in the northern part of Scotland • Currency – pound sterling (£) • Scotland has over 790 islands • The highest mountain in the British Isles is BEN NEVIS (1,344 m)
  5. 5. Symbols of Scotland
  6. 6. A famous traditional Scottish instrument is the Great Highland Bagpipe http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwrvHnYpwkk
  7. 7. A bag made traditionally from a sheep´s stomach is squeezed under the arm to blow air through the pipes
  8. 8. KILT People began wearing kilt in 18th century. It was such a symbol of rebellion against English rule. It was banned by the British Parliament from 1747 to 1783.
  9. 9. Tartan A checked pattern of different coloured lines and stripes produced in woolen cloth, has been traditional in Scotland for many centuries, and each Scottish family or clan has its own different tartan as en emblem.
  10. 10. MacDonald Tartan
  11. 11. Whisky Scotland´s national drink. It is made from water and barley, dried with peat for the flavour and fermented with yeast. • It means • ´Water of life´
  12. 12. Haggis
  13. 13. Haggis • Haggis is Scotland´s national dish. It is a large round sausage made by stuffing a sheep´s stomach with sheep´s liver, heart and lungs, suet and oatmeal and seasonings. • It is eaten with mashed turnips and potatoes.
  14. 14. Golf
  15. 15. St. Andrews There is the oldest golf course in the world Here is the new one near St. Andrews http://www.perrygolf.com/scotlandgolfcourse s/kingsbarnsgolfcoursescotland.shtml
  16. 16. Who are famous Scots?
  17. 17. Now you will see some photos from Scotland

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