Glasgow is located in the country of Scotland in the United Kingdom. Glasgow is in the west-central region of Scotland and sits on the banks of the River Clyde. It is 59 miles from Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city.
Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and had a population of close to 600,00 in 2013. The city is acclaimed for its style, culture and architecture. Known as Scotland's style capital, Glasgow boasts of the best shopping in the United Kingdom outside of London. It is also home to many exhibitions, galleries and museums and was named in 2104 as one of Europe's top destinations on the rise.