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Scotlas

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Scotlas

  1. 1. SCOTLAND Iñaki and Laura
  2. 2. GEOGRAPHY <ul><li>Scotland   is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.  It is placed in the northern third of the island of Great Britain and it shares a border with England. The capital city is Edinburgh. </li></ul>
  3. 3. CLIMATE <ul><li>The climate in Scotland it's warm and humid, and it is usually a bit variable. The winter in Scotland isn't very hard, although the temperatures are lower than in the rest of the United Kingdom. </li></ul>
  4. 4. POPULATION <ul><li>in  central part of Scotland the more inportant cities  are: Glasgow in the western part, and Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee in the eastern part. </li></ul>
  5. 5. HISTORY <ul><ul><li>Scientists think that the first people living in Scotland lived there about 11.000 years ago. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>But the written history of the country began with the romanitation. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. HISTORY <ul><li>Today: </li></ul><ul><li>- Many of the old monuments from Scotland's long history still are seen today. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  7. 7. SYMBOLS <ul><li>The flag of Scotland or &quot;The Saltire&quot; consists of an arm or San Andrés's white Cross on blue bottom, emblem that also  began to form a part of the flag of the United Kingdom or Union Jack in 1606. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>                                      </li></ul><ul><li>                                      </li></ul>
  8. 8. SHIELD This shield was used by the scotish royal family until 1603, when the dinasties of scotland and england joined.
  9. 9. GOVERMENT <ul><li>Scotland is one of the countries that form the United Kindom, and the chief on condition is Elisabeth II., the queen of England </li></ul>
  10. 10.                                       Goverment <ul><li>Scotland has it own limited self goverment. </li></ul><ul><li>The english goverment can change the scotish goverment sistem as they want, so we can say that the scottish goverment is not sovereign. </li></ul>
  11. 11. EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM <ul><li>The Educational Scotch System has Been Different from that of the Rest of the United Kingdom.  Scotland went, after Sparta, The First Place In The Design Of A Public System of Education in general </li></ul>
  12. 12. UNIVERSITIES IN SCOTLAND <ul><li>The Most old universities are : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Saint Andrews's university  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  University of Glasgow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Aberdeen's university </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  University of Edinburgh </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  FROM 1964, Other 11 Universities Have been Established in Quite Scotland . </li></ul>
  13. 13. LENGUAGES The Languages That Are Spoken in Scotland divided in two Families: Celtic Languages and Germanic Languages the Celts they have Gael Scotch, Spoken by the Minority of the Population Of the German ones they are Scotch and Englishman
  14. 14. PLACES TO VISIT   <ul><ul><li>Edimburg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aberdeen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glasgow </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Are the principal cities of the country, they have a lot of historical monuments and castle. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  15. 15. PLACE TO VISIT On the other hand scotland is a site that has incredible set of natural spots, like a lot of islands, mountains and lakes, for example the famous lake in scotland is Loch Nees .
  16. 16. RELIGION <ul><ul><li>The scottish church, also known as “The Kirk” is the national church of Scotland, a protestant religion. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The islam is the most important non catholic religion. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. SPORTS <ul><ul><li>Sports are an important part of the scotish culture. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They have their own national leagues for football an rugby. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. FOOTBALL <ul><ul><li>It’s the most popular sport. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There are two main teams: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glasgow Celtic, the team of the catholics, and Glasgow Rangers, the team of the protestants </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Rugby <ul><ul><li>Scotland has it’s own national team, that has won fourteen times the six nations championship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s one of the most importants teams of the world </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. SEAN  CONNERY <ul><ul><li>Is the most famous scottish actor. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He has won an oscar and some other prizes as three golden globes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He has taken part in some of the films of “James Bond” </li></ul></ul>

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