Scotland is a country located at the North of England. It's a part of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. Its capital is Edinburgh and its currency is the same as the whole British id est the pound sterling. The Scots speak English, Scottish Gaelic and Scot.
[...] (Diapo Suivante) Geography: - Environment Scotland is divided into two parts: Highlands and Lowlands and has only one land border, in the south of the country, which is shared with England. Its maritime borders separate it from Northern Ireland and the Faroe Islands, Denmark's property. It has many archipelagos, with nearly 790 islands. The three main ones are Shetland in the north, the Orkney Islands in the North of the Great Britain island, and the Hebrides in the northwest. Mountains cover a vast area: the Highest peaks are Ben Nevis and Cairn Gorm, both widely shaped by glaciers. [...]
[...] The Scots speak English, Scottish Gaelic and Scot. Scotland, as a nation, has symbols of its own, such as its flag, the Saltire, and the Thistle, Its motto is "In my Defense, God me Defend" but Scotland does not have an official national anthem on its own, the only one officially recognised is the United Kingdom's hymn: "God Save the Queen", however, it has two unofficial hymns: Flowers of Scotland and Scotland the Brave In general, Scotland has retained a very distinctive culture, influenced by the Celts but also by the diverse Scottish communities of the Middle-Age (The Pictes, the Bretons etc . [...]
[...] (Diapo Suivante) Politics: Until the Act of Union of 1707, Scotland was an independent nation. However, as a result of the Acts of Union, the English and Scottish parliaments were dissolved and replaced by a single parliament for the whole Great Britain, which used the buildings and institutional system of the former English parliament until 1998. Politics in Scotland operates within the framework of the Constitution of the United Kingdom, of which Scotland is a constituent nation. Scotland is a democracy which, since the Scotland Act 1998, has been represented in both the Parliament of the United Kingdom and Scottish Parliament. [...]
[...] Scotland's climate is a temperate oceanic climate, benefiting from the influence of the Gulf Stream. Rainfalls are abundant, especially in the north-western part of the country. In winter, there is frequent snowfall, but the snow tends to quickly melt due to changes in temperature, particularly along the coast. (Diapo Suivante) - Demography Scotland has four major cities: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee, and six secondary towns like Stirling or Inverness. About 70% of the population lives in the Central Lowlands, a large and fertile valley stretching from the north-east to the south-west between Edinburgh and Glasgow and includes large population areas. [...]
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