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Welcome to SCOTLAND !. SCOTLAND & GREAT BRITAIN. Scotland is 1 of 4 countries in the United Kingdom Population: 5.2 million Capital city: Edinburgh. SCOTLAND. ANIMALS IN SCOTLAND. Highland Cows Red Squirrels. Bottlenose Dolphins Deer. THE LOCHNESS MONSTER (´Nessie´).

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Welcome to SCOTLAND !


SCOTLAND & GREAT BRITAIN

  • Scotland is 1 of 4 countries in the

    United Kingdom

  • Population: 5.2 million

  • Capital city: Edinburgh


SCOTLAND


ANIMALS IN SCOTLAND

  • Highland Cows

  • Red Squirrels

  • Bottlenose Dolphins

  • Deer


THE LOCHNESS MONSTER (´Nessie´)

  • Famous, mysterious creature which is thought to live in Loch Ness (Inverness, Scotland)

  • First spotted in 565AD

  • Thousands of recorded sightings

  • Many believers and Non-believers


THE THISTLE

  • The national flower of Scotland

  • Can grow to 5´ high

  • The legend of the flower…

  • Now a national emblem and the mascot of the 2014 Commonwealth Games


THE SALTIRE

  • St. Andrew´s Cross

  • National Patron Saint

  • Saint´s Day:

    30th November

  • Oldest national flag

    in Europe (832AD)


THE (INFAMOUS) SCOTTISH WEATHER

One day in Scotland can be…


SUNNY


FROSTY


SNOWY


And then

sunny, again !


THE 4 SEASONS IN SCOTLAND

What do you think the Scottish weather is like (generally) in...


AUTUMN?


RAINY!


WINTER?


RAINY!


SPRING?


RAINY!


SUMMER?


RAINY!


GLASGOW

  • Largest city in Scotland

  • Population : 600,000+

  • Historically very industrial

  • Inventors – TV, Penicillin, IRN BRU

  • Shopping capital of Europe


GLASGOW

SPORT:

  • Host city of the 2014 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

  • Clyde, mascot of the Games

  • Home of many football teams

    including

    CELTICand RANGERS


SCOTTISH CULTURE & TRADITIONS


SCOTTISH CULTURE & TRADITIONS


SCOTTISH ROYALTY & RELIGION

Mary, Queen of Scots

  • Last queen of Scotland

  • Last Catholic monarch in the UK

Scotland is a protestant country

The head of the Church of Scotland is the monarch – Queen Elizabeth II


SCOTTISH HIGHLAND DANCING & CEILIDH DANCING

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjWPwnDZ6vc&feature=youtube_gdata_player

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JpymZZxQ0E&feature=youtube_gdata


THANKS FOR LISTENING !

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