Scotland being part of the United Kingdom and situated in the Northern part of Great Britain, is a country of medival tradition and cultural roots. It is home to some of the most stunning and fascinating landscapes and cities that Great Britain and Europe have to offer. Scotland makes up a third of Great Britains land surface and includes over 790 various islands. The overall coastline including the islands makes up a total of 10,000 km which is 69% of the UK coastline. more
Scotland has a population of 5,222,100 and has English as ist official language, although a small percentage of Scots still speak the gaelic language which often used in more rural areas. Scotland is also home to the sport of Golf, Whiskey and the famous Loch Ness „monster“. St. Andrew is one of the most famous golf courses, which have hosted numerious world golf events.
Scotlands economy has traditionally been based on heavy industry such as shipbuilding in Glasgow and oil mining in the North sea. However Edinburgh being the countries capital and the second largest city is the focal point and financial hub of Scotland. Edinburgh is the sixth largest financial centre in Europe and is home to various financial institutions such as Lloyds Banking Group, Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Life.
Average property prices in Scotland stand at £146,253 and vary throughout the country. Property prices in Edinburgh average at 213,915 and increasing at an annual rate of 8%. Meanwhile in Scotlands largest city Glasgow house prices stand at 127,566. The large difference in prices reflects the popularity and demand evident in the given regions.
Nonetheless Scotland prides itself greatly on the 15 various Scottish Universities which are some of the best peforming and oldest universities in Europe. Popular Scotish universities include University of St Andrews, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Aberdeen, and the University of Glasgow.
Scotlands infrastructure also supplies great transport links to the British Isles and mainland Europe. There are five international airports including, Glasgow International, Inverness, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Prestwick.
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|Largest County City:||Glasgow|
|Population density:||66 / km²|