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A Visit to Scotland. He who has not seen Scotland, does not really know Great Britain. Geographical position of Scotland. Scotland is the most northern of the countries that constitute the UK.

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    1. A Visit to Scotland

    2. He who has not seen Scotland, does not really knowGreat Britain

    3. Geographical position of Scotland • Scotland is the most northern of the countries that constitute the UK. • Scotland is washed by the Atlantic Ocean in the north and in the west and by the North Sea in the east.

    4. Territory, population Scotland occupies the area of 78,8 thousand square kilometers. It is divided into 2 parts: Highlands and Lowlands. Its population is over 5 million people.

    5. Flag This is the flag of Scotland. The white diagonal cross is the cross of St. Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland. St. Andrew’s dayis Scotland's national day.

    6. Coat of arms A lion rampant symbolizes Scotland in the Royal Coat of Arms Royal Standard of Scotland

    7. National symbols The national symbol - a thistle – appeared in the 15-th century as a symbol of defense. Another symbol is tartan

    8. Edinburgh • the capital of Scotland • its cultural centre • the world-famous festivals of music and drama take place there • famous for its ancient castles

    9. Famous cities • Glasgow in Scotland is the third largest city in Britain, is associated with heavy industry. • Aberdeen is an important port in Scotland. This is the capital of North Sea petroleum

    10. Famous people Scotland is associated with the names of Archibald Cronin, a well-known Scottish novelist; Walter Scott, a great master of the historical novel;  Robert Louis Stevenson, a famousScottish writer. He is the author of the book «TreasureIsland»

    11. Everybody in Scotland knows and loves Robert Burns «A Red, Red Rose» Oh, my Luve’s like a red, red rose, That’s newly sprung in June. Oh, my Luve’s like melodie, That’s sweetly play’d in tune. And fare thee weel, my only Luve And fare thee weel a while And I will come again, my Luve, Tho’ it were ten thousand mile!

    12. Famous People John Knox Sean Connery 16 century - a historian, a preacher and the leader of Protestant Reformation an English theatre, film, and television actor

    13. Famous Politicians Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh

    14. Famous Scottish – fold Cats

    15. Scotland is a country of pipes, kilts, festivals Famous Traditions The traditional clothes of Scottish people are kilts

    16. Places of interest in Scotland Scotland is a country of old castles and beautiful lakes

    17. Places of interest in Scotland

    18. Places of interest in Scotland

    19. Thanks for attention!