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  Scotland: Gateway to Scotland
Scotland is one of four constituent nations which form the United Kingdom (the other three are England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
Scotland has given rise to many more famous people, notable in the arts, literature, the sciences and as inventors, philosophers, architects and so on, than would be expected for a country of such modest size and population.
Scotland was a wealthy country through until the beginning of the 14th Century, when Edward I of England (known as the "Hammer of the Scots") was determined to incorporate Scotland into the English crown.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /home/scotland/scotland.html   (1655 words)

  
  Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scotland's legal, educational and judicial systems continue to be seperate from those of England and Wales and Northern Ireland, and because of this it constitutes a discrete jurisdiction in public and in private international law.
The territorial extent of Scotland is generally that established by the 1237 Treaty of York between Scotland and England and the 1266 Treaty of Perth between Scotland and Norway.
The population of Scotland in the 2001 census was 5,062,011.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scotland   (6350 words)

  
 Scotland national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scotland are one of the few UEFA members who play most of their matches in a city (Glasgow) other than the capital (Edinburgh).
Scotland will also play the Faroe Islands in their first Euro 2008 qualifier at Celtic Park, due to Hampden being hired out for a Robbie Williams concert on that date.
Scotland have qualified for two European Championships but have failed to advance beyond the first round on both occasions, most recently at Euro 1996, where the Netherlands progressed on goal difference.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scotland_national_football_team   (732 words)

  
 History of Scotland: encyclopedia article from Wikipedia
Scotland advanced markedly in educational terms during the fifteenth century with the founding of the University of St Andrews in 1413, the University of Glasgow in 1450 and the University of Aberdeen in 1494, and with the passing of the Education Act 1496.
The Company of Scotland soon became involved with the Darién Scheme, an ambitious plan devised by William Paterson to establish a colony on the Isthmus of Panama in the hope of establishing trade with the Far East — the principle that led to the construction of the Panama Canal much later.
Scotland was to have 45 seats in the House of Commons, and a representation in the House of Lords.
www.scottishlaw.org.uk /scotlaw/usehistoryscotland.html   (7917 words)

  
 Pictures of Scotland and Beautiful Scenery - Travel to Scotland
Scotland is endowed with some breathtaking scenery, amazing culture and heritage, even in the most remote places.
In my experience as a Scotland tourist I have learned numerous things on the country, the culture, the weather, the tourist attractions and so on.
People who visit and tour Scotland often go back home with the desire to preserve their memories by collecting pictures of the places they've visited.
www.scotland-flavour.co.uk   (565 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Scotland
Scotland was the last state in Christendom to adhere to the antipope, and only in 1418 declared her allegiance to the rightful pontiff, Martin V.
Scotland, repealed all former statutes in favour of the Catholic Church, and made it a penal offense, punishable by death on the third conviction, either to say or to hear Mass.
Scotland her regular hierarchy was from time to time brought forward; but it was not until the very close of his reign that this important measure was practically decided on at Rome, partly as the result of the report of Archbishop Manning, as
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13613a.htm   (9988 words)

  
 Scotland travel guide - Wikitravel
Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Alba) [1] is the northernmost of the four constituent parts that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, sharing a 60 mile (96 km) long land border with England to the south and separated from Northern Ireland by the North Channel of the Irish Sea.
Otherwise, Scotland is surrounded by the bracing waters of the North Sea to the east, and the North Atlantic Ocean to the west and north.
Scotland's history and geography is reflected in the wide range of visitor attractions available, from castles and cathedrals, to stunning countryside, and more modern attractions showcasing Scottish cultural achievements.
wikitravel.org /en/Scotland   (5777 words)

  
 Scotland: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
Scotland is divided into three physical regions—the Highlands; the Central Lowlands, containing two-thirds of the population; and the Southern Uplands.
Church of Scotland - Scotland, Church of Scotland, Church of, the established national church of Scotland, Presbyterian...
Free Church of Scotland - Scotland, Free Church of Scotland, Free Church of, the secessionist Presbyterian church established...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0777806.html   (800 words)

  
 Scotland Holidays Hotels Tours Cottages Travel Scotland
Scotland Travel allows to you to build a wonderful Scottish holiday.
Travel Scotland is packed full of useful travel information which will help you plan or dream in detail about a holiday in Scotland.
Our Guide to Scotland is the most detailed scottish guide online and will help you decide what to see and do before you arrive.
www.travelscotland.co.uk   (551 words)

  
 Undiscovered Scotland: Home Page
The site is a combination of visitor guide, accommodation listing and business directory, and its aim is to show you what the country is really like.
The maps found throughout the site, like the one on the right, are usualy clickable and allow easy browsing of Undiscovered Scotland.
Merchant Lodge Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland Located in the heart of the Merchant City, the Merchant Lodge Hotel is a superb addition to Glasgow's list of quality accommodation.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk   (224 words)

  
 Scotland
Scotland has been ruled by the British Parliament, although it maintained its own system of laws, education and established church.
The Church of Scotland is the established Church and is Presbyterian.
When in Scotland, therefore, the Queen becomes a Presbyterian and always worships in a Church of Scotland, for example Crathie Kirk near her home at Balmoral.
www.kidskonnect.com /Scotland/ScotlandHome.html   (220 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Scotland
Scotland's territorial extent is generally that established by the 1237 Treaty of York between Scotland and England and the 1266 Treaty of Perth between Scotland and Norway.
Scotland comprises the northern part of the island of Great Britain; it is bordered on the south by England.
Scotland has many national sporting associations, such as the Scottish Football Association (SFA) which is home to the famous Old Firm, consisting of Glasgow Celtic and Glasgow Rangers football clubs or the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU).
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Scotland   (4301 words)

  
 scotland map and map of scotland information page
He was crowned King of Scotland and battled the English until he and his forces finally defeated them in 1314.
The worldwide depression of the 1930's jolted the country, and by the end of World War II, Scotland's industries were in decline; unemployment reached record levels and hardship stood on every corner.
Scotland is certainly one of the most enchanting places on our planet, and a magnet for visitors in both ancient times as well as the 21st century.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/europe/uks.htm   (785 words)

  
 Scotland: Hiking in Search of the Water of Life
Thus the pursuit of these mystical waters warranted our pilgrimage in search of misty myths of the British Isles, the wisdom held in its old mountains, the medieval tales of its relics and the taste of its renowned spirit on the tongue.
Water is abundant in Scotland's many rain and spring-fed lochs (lakes) and rivers.
Especially given the chances of variables such as mist rolling in on a steep ridge, how many pints or whiskies I drank the night before (this IS Scotland), the elements, or the state of my own mind and body.
classic.mountainzone.com /hike/scotland   (1405 words)

  
 Scotland Travel Guide | Travel Information Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Scotland is famous primarily for its spectacular scenery, but it also offers a rich historical and cultural heritage, together with a wide range of activities.
Scotland's scenery is as varied as it is beautiful.
Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, is among the outstanding cities of the world, where the medieval Old Town contrasts with the elegant Georgian New Town.
www.worldtravelguide.net /country/245/country_guide/Europe/Scotland.html   (303 words)

  
 SCI-BYTES: Science in Scotland, 1998-2002
Scotland's world share of science and social-science papers over a recent five-year period, expressed as a percentage of papers in each of 22 fields in the Thomson ISI database.
Also, Scotland's citation impact compared to the world average in each field, in percentage terms.
In that field, as the right-hand column shows, the citations-per-paper impact of research from Scotland exceeded the world average by 29% (3.52 cites per paper for Scotland versus the world baseline of 2.72 cites).
www.in-cites.com /research/2004/january_19_2004-2.html   (286 words)

  
 Scotland.com - Scotland Travel, Hotels in Scotland, Visit Scotland | Scotland
The Land The Light The Locals The Land The Light The Locals is an annual five-day festival celebrated in the villages and towns of the Scottish Borders.
Venture Through the Intriguing Village of Newcastleton The village of Newcastleton, situated close to the border between Scotland and England, is the largest settlement in Liddesdale, Scotland.
Trigony House Hotel Our country house hotel in Scotland is set in the heart of S/W Scotland in Dumfries and Galloway.
www.scotland.com   (533 words)

  
 Medieval Scotland
This is a collection of articles and resources aimed at anyone interested in Scotland between A.D. 500 and 1603, from about when the King of Dál Riata moved from Ireland to Argyll to when King James VI of Scotland inherited the English throne.
Because medieval Scotland was not isolated from its surroundings in either space or time, there are also some articles concerning related regions and the focus time span is somewhat flexible.
Maps from the Collections of The National Library of Scotland Zoomable images of a large collection of historical maps of Scotland from 1560 to 1769.
www.medievalscotland.org   (993 words)

  
 Scottish History - Culture, Battles, Literature and more
Should you be interested in learning about Scotland and the Scots both from an historical perspective and more modern times then here we have brought together various pages and sections of our site to help you learn about us.
This is a huge and very detailed history of the Highlands (not all of Scotland), researched in the 1830's and updated in the 1870's.
This is where we've sourced antiquarian books about Scotland that give a more detailed look at areas and aspects of Scotland and have transcribed them onto the site for you to enjoy.
www.electricscotland.com /history/index.htm   (767 words)

  
 Scottish Tourist Board - accommodation, activities, events and holidays in Scotland
Make the most of your winter break in Scotland with our fantastic accommodation offers and 2-for-1 deals on selected activities, eating out and attractions.
And don't forget the great-value discount offers in Scotland's cities this winter on restaurants, accommodation and shopping.
Follow the celebrities and choose Scotland as the perfect location for the biggest day of your life.
www.visitscotland.com   (339 words)

  
 Scotland's Health on the Web (NHS Scotland)
JBI Facilitators have been identified from every healthboard in Scotland and will be supporting the implementation of the JBI tools and resources in each healthboard.
The European Commission has recently launched the EU public health portal as a single point of reference for reliable and easily accessible information on a wide range of health-related topics for citizens, patients, health professionals, stakeholders and policy-makers.
On 15th January a national hand hygiene campaign will be launched across Scotland aimed at reducing avoidable illness amongst staff, patients and the general public.
www.show.scot.nhs.uk   (607 words)

  
 Electric Scotland is all about the history of Scotland and the Scots.
Electric Scotland is all about the history of Scotland and the Scots.
Should you be looking to trace your roots back to Scotland or indeed travel to Scotland then this is the place to find out more.
Electric Scotland publishes antiquarian books to the site on Scottish history or subjects to do with Scotland and Scots around the world.
www.electricscotland.com   (465 words)

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