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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.