Scotland in zoom
What do you picture in your mind when you hear the word «Scotland»? Kilts Scotch whisky
Map of Scotland Area: 77 080 sq. km.Population: 5.1 mln.Nationality: ScotsCapital: EdinburghIslands: about 800Status: a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandLanguages: English (official) and Gaelic
Scottish Flag The national flag of Scotland appeared in 832 A.D. It’s a white cross on the blue ground.It’s associated with St. Andrew, Scottish patron.
Scottish Emblem /Thistle/ The thistle has been the national emblem since it was adopted by King James III , the 15th century
Clan-a group of some families with the same surname (Mac Donald, Mac Gregory, Mac Duncan) Mac Duncan-a son of Duncan Every clan has its own Tartanfor their costumes
National Instrument Perhaps,it was brought by The Romans.It was a favorite musical instrument of King James I in 16th century.
National Costume Tam-o’-shanter Tweed jacket Kilt National Instrument Sporran Long stockings
Welcome to the Capital of Scotland. Edinburgh
Balmoral is the royal family’s official residence now
The Stone of Destiny It is a big grey stone. It is about 700 years old. It’s a symbol of union Scots It was used when Scottish and later British kings and queens were crowned
Honours of Scotland The Jewels of the Scottish Crown are the most ancient ones in Great Britain , dated XV-XVI . They are the crown, the sword, the scepter .
A unique monument to a dog This is a statue of a small terrier, Bobby, that stayed at the grave of his master every day for 14 years.
Glasgow. Cathedral of St. Mungo. Xll – XVl centuries.
Glasgow. Central Square.
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