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Title: Scotland


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Scotland
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  • Scotland - last independent kingdom in northern
    Europe, now - the most autonomous of all the
    countries that make up the United Kingdom of
    Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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details
  • Population 5,295,000 (2011)
  • Capital Edinburgh
  • Currency Pound Sterling
  • National Animal The Unicorn
  • Official language Scottish version of the
    English language
  • Form of government Devolution, Constitutional
    monarchy

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Entertainment, sightseeing and attractions of
Scotland
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1. Loch Ness
  • Loch Ness - one of the most famous sites in
    Scotland and around the world. Brought glory to
    the legend of the lake monster, nicknamed
    "Nessie". Visiting the village Dramnadrouchit,
    you can immediately see two exhibitions on the
    elusive creature, and look at the statue of the
    beast, made ??allegedly in full size.
    Surroundings of the lake are no less interesting
    it's Castle and the ruins of the castle Alduri
    Urhard, which offers a wonderful view of the
    lake. And located near Inverness - a small town
    about 260 miles north of Edinburgh, it is
    believed that the majority of Inverness is
    ancient Scottish families, and that is - the real
    birthplace of oatmeal, whiskey and bagpipes.

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2. Edinburgh Castle
  • Edinburgh Castle - ancient fortress on Castle
    Rock in the center of Scotland's capital city -
    Edinburgh. Until recently, was at the disposal of
    the British Ministry of Defence.

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3. Ben Nevis
  • Ben Nevis - a mountain in the Grampian mountains.
    Is the highest point of the British Isles. Locals
    call the mountain for short - Ben.

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  • Scottish folk instrument Bagpipe.
  • In the Scottish anthem played sound of bagpipes.
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