Scotland is situated in Europe. It is a nation with creativity and warmth of its residents. The total population of Scotland is near about 6 million. Scotland has around 790 islands. Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. Languages which are used by local residents are English, Gaelic, Scots and pound sterling (GBP) being the currency of Scotland. One of the most important sector of Scotland is tourism serving attractions such as golf and its rich history.
They consider their people as their major strength consisting of well-educated, skilled and motivated people at workplace. Scotland is a small country with more of ambitions.
54% of Scottish population reported being following a Christian religion while around 37% reported not having a religion in 2011 report. Scotland’s culture is blend of both traditional and modern influences.
Scottish cuisine has different features and recipes of its own, but has link with wider British and European cuisine. Scotland’s food mainly consists of dairy products, fish, fruit, and vegetables and is chief factor in Scots dishes and cooking.
Scotland hosts its own sporting events like FIFA World Cup, the Rugby League World Cup, the Cricket World Cup and the Commonwealth Games. The country is considered as the home of golf. Scotland has almost participated at every Commonwealth Games since 1930 and has won 356 medals in all. Five major international airports are Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow Prestwick and Inverness.
Scotland’s electricity is generated through solar energy and wind power.
The Scottish motorways and roads are generally managed by Transport Scotland of country. Scotland has more area of freshwater lakes which seems very stupendous. It has the oldest tree in the country. Official animal of Scotland is Unicorn which symbolize the spirit of purity and innocence.
It welcomes you with warmth breakfasts, interesting hotels, best food, and good holiday cottages. Scotland is very comfortable and simple, with myriad options available to travel. It has stunning mountains, beautiful parks, beer and welcoming residents. All public museums has free entry. You can also take a free walking tour to country. Hogmanay is one of the largest New Year’s celebrations which is recorded in the country. It is famous for its beautiful landscape and you haven’t seen Scotland until you’ve been here so for exploring beautiful places in Scotland one should plan a trip and go there.