Scotland
Scotland is a country that is part of the UnitedKingdom.Occupying the northern third of the island ofGreat Britain, Scotla...
Scotland gained independence in 1314, after Robertthe Bruce defeated the English army at the Battle ofBannockburn.The King...
There are more sheepin Scotland than people.
Edinburgh is Scotland’scapital city, although the cityof Glasgow is the largest cityin Scotland.
There are three main languagesspoken in Scotland…
The first, most spoken language, is English. Scottishpeople speak English with a Scottish accent.http://www.youtube.com/wa...
The second language of Scotland is “Scots”, whichis spoken all over Scotland in different dialects.  http://www.youtube.co...
The third language of Scotland is Gaelic, which ismostly spoken in the north of Scotland and whichis not very popular nowa...
St Andrews, in Fife, is the birthplace of golf.    http://vimeo.com/53811626#at=0
est. 1413            St Andrews University is the third oldest            university in the English speaking world, after ...
Around 65,000 people in Scotland areemployed in agriculture. 75% ofScottish land is used as farmland.
“There’s no such thing as bad weather, only the wrong clothes.”
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    1. 1. Scotland
    2. 2. Scotland is a country that is part of the UnitedKingdom.Occupying the northern third of the island ofGreat Britain, Scotland shares a border withEngland to the south and is bounded by theNorth Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to thenorth and west, and the North Channel andIrish Sea to the southwest.In addition to the mainland, Scotlandconstitutes over 790 islands including theNorthern Isles and the Hebrides.
    3. 3. Scotland gained independence in 1314, after Robertthe Bruce defeated the English army at the Battle ofBannockburn.The Kingdom of Scotland was an independent stateuntil 1 May 1707, when the Acts of Union joined itwith England, in the United Kingdom of GreatBritain.Since July 1, 1999, Scotland has its own parliament,for the first time since 1707.Scotland will hold an independence referendum in2014.
    4. 4. There are more sheepin Scotland than people.
    5. 5. Edinburgh is Scotland’scapital city, although the cityof Glasgow is the largest cityin Scotland.
    6. 6. There are three main languagesspoken in Scotland…
    7. 7. The first, most spoken language, is English. Scottishpeople speak English with a Scottish accent.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FFRoYhTJQQ
    8. 8. The second language of Scotland is “Scots”, whichis spoken all over Scotland in different dialects. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJ-xw3oBCeY
    9. 9. The third language of Scotland is Gaelic, which ismostly spoken in the north of Scotland and whichis not very popular nowadays. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kZuBzY1iHc
    10. 10. St Andrews, in Fife, is the birthplace of golf. http://vimeo.com/53811626#at=0
    11. 11. est. 1413 St Andrews University is the third oldest university in the English speaking world, after the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.
    12. 12. Around 65,000 people in Scotland areemployed in agriculture. 75% ofScottish land is used as farmland.
    13. 13. “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only the wrong clothes.”
    14. 14. BonnieScotland

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