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Scotland 2014

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Scotland 2014

  1. 1. Scotland By Ricardo López ,Isaac Regueiro and Rubén Rodríguez 2014
  2. 2. Scotland It is in the United Kingdom. It has 790 islands.
  3. 3. Scotland Population:5,313,600. Land area:78,387 km2 Languages:Scottish and English. Main cities:Edinburgh and Glasgow. Monetary unit: Pound sterling (GBP). Neighbouring countries:England. 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 II.
  4. 4. Scotland Additional data: there are many islands.
  5. 5. Scotland 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 southern Scotland. ●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.
  6. 6. Scotland Glasgow:It is the largest city in Scotland and it is the third in the UK after London and Birmingham. It has 590.507 habitants.
  7. 7. Scotland Edinburgh: It is the second most important city in Scotland, it has 482.640 habitants.
  8. 8. Scotland 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.
  9. 9. Scotland 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, stuffed lamb.
  10. 10. Scotland 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.
  11. 11. Scotland 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 Scotland. 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.
  12. 12. Scotland Reference: ●www.cia.gov ●www.en.wikipedia.org ●www.infoplease.com/countries.html ●https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_of_Scotland

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