Scotland is not a country. It is a nation within the country of United Kingdom. Northern Ireland, Wales and England are the other nations that comprise the United Kingdom. More »

Scotland exports Scotch whisky, salmon, beef and lamb, chemicals, petroleum products, electronics, and textiles. The country imports manufactured goods, beverages and tobacco, machinery and vehicles, and fuels. Whisky is... More »

Historical clans of Scotland include the Clan Bannerman, the Clan Gregor and the Clan MacLeod. All three clans originated in the 13th or 14th century, although exact origins are unknown. More »

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Some islands in Scotland include the Isle of Skye, St. Kilda and the Shetland Isles. All in all, Scotland has over 790 islands. Many of these islands, such as the Isle of Skye, are part of larger groups. More »

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In Scotland, Hogmanay refers to the last day of the year and is synonymous with New Years Eve celebrations. Historians believe that the tradition of Hogmanay, and the idea of the importance of celebrating the Winter Sols... More »

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Scotland is in the northern area of the United Kingdom. This country has approximately 800 small islands and shares a southern border with England. More »

Scotland exports Scotch whisky, salmon, beef and lamb, chemicals, petroleum products, electronics, and textiles. The country imports manufactured goods, beverages and tobacco, machinery and vehicles, and fuels. Whisky is... More »