Loch Ness Loch Ness is the longest lake in Scotland.
Edinburgh Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland.
The Holyrood Palace The Holyrood Palace, founded as a monastery by David I of Scotland in 1128, has served as the principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scotland since the 15th century. The Palace stands in Edinburgh at the bottom of the Royal Mile.
Alexander Graham Bell (1847 - 1922) Inventor of.
Sir Thomas Sean Connery Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930) is a retired Scottish actor and producer who is perhaps best known as the first actor to portray James Bond.
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, (22 May 1859–7 July 1930) was a Scottish author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes.
Sir Alexander Ferguson Sir Alexander Ferguson (born 31 December 1941 in Govan, Glasgow) is a Scottish football manager and former player, currently managing Manchester United F.C.
Sir Alexander Fleming Sir Alexander Fleming (6 August 1881 – 11 March 1955) was a Scottish biologist and pharmacologist. Inventor of Penicillinum.
Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson (November 13, 1850 – December 3, 1894), was a Scottish novelist (Treasure Island), poet. Robert Louis Stevenson (November 13, 1850 – December 3, 1894), was a Scottish novelist (Treasure Island), poet.
Sir William Wallace Sir William Wallace (1272 – August 23, 1305) was a knight and Scottish patriot, who led a resistance against the English occupation of Scotland during the Wars of Scottish Independence.
Mary, Queen of Scots Mary, Queen of Scots: (December 1542 – February 8, 1587) was Queen of Scots (the monarch of the Kingdom of Scotland) from December 14, 1542, to July 24, 1567.
GENERAL INFORMATION 78,772 km² Area St. AndrewPatron saint Pound sterling (GBP)Currency Queen Elizabeth IIMonarch EnglishOfficial language GlasgowLargest city EdinburghCapital
Scotland is a country in northwest Europe and one of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom. It is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the southwest. Scotland consists of over 790 islands. Edinburgh, the country's capital is one of Europe's largest financial centres. Scotland's largest city is Glasgow.
Climate and temperature The climate of Scotland is temperate and oceanic, and tends to be very changeable. It is warmed by the Gulf Stream from the Atlantic, and as such has much milder winters (but cooler, wetter summers) than areas on similar latitudes, for example Oslo or Moscow.
Calendar BC 130,000 – We’ve got first information about Scotland. AD 43 - Roman invasion of Britain. AD 400 – Saint Ninian conducted the first Christian mission in Scotland. AD 1542 – Mary I is the queen of Scots. AD 1560 – Scotland became a Protestant country. AD 1707 – Union of Scotland and England.