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Let’s Learn About Scotland. Where is Scotland?. Map of Scotland. A Few Facts About Scotland. The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh. The money used is called the pound sterling. The population of Scotland is 4,996,000. The language spoken is English . Scotland is part of the United Kingdom.

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a few facts about scotland
A Few Facts About Scotland
  • The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh.
  • The money used is called the pound sterling.
  • The population of Scotland is 4,996,000.
  • The language spoken is English.
  • Scotland is part of the United Kingdom.
let s visit some important cities in scotland
Let’s Visit Some Important Cities in Scotland

Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the capital city.

famous sights in scotland
Famous Sights in Scotland
  • Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle is from medieval times and is near Edinburgh.

It is open to visitors.

what scottish kids do
What Scottish Kids Do
  • Scottish kids enjoy many sports. They play football, soccer, rugby, squash and golf.
  • They like to bicycle, hike and fish in the summer. In the winter they ski and sled.
scotland s important people
Scotland’s Important People
  • Alexander Graham Bell - inventor of the telephone
  • Andrew Carnegie -came to the U.S. and made a fortune in the iron and steel business. He gave money to build many of our libraries.
  • Sean Connery - an actor who starred the in the first James Bond movies.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - the author of Sherlock Holmes mysteries.
  • Sheena Easton - famous pop singer
  • Captain Kidd - a famous pirate
  • John Muir -founded our U.S. National Park system
  • Robert Louis Stevenson - author of Treasure Island
scotland is famous for
Scotland is famous for…
  • Haggis- a food made from the organs of sheep and oatmeal.
  • Kilts - traditional Scottish woolen cloth costume with a tartan or plaid pattern. This is a skirt that men wear.
  • Bagpipers - people who play the bagpipes, a traditional Scottish instrument
scottish culture
Scottish Culture
  • Scots celebrate many holidays.

Scottish families are called clans and each clan has a special plaid to show what their family is. These are the plaids on their kilts.

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