Scotland

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Scotland (Scotland, Alba ) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.wikipedia
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England

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It shares a border with England to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the south-west.
It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west.

United Kingdom

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Scotland (Scotland, Alba ) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
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Northern Isles

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In addition to the mainland, the country has more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.
The Northern Isles (Northren Isles; Na h-Eileanan a Tuath; ) are a pair of archipelagos off the north coast of mainland Scotland, comprising Orkney and Shetland.

Hebrides

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In addition to the mainland, the country has more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.
The Hebrides (Innse Gall, ; ) compose a widespread and diverse archipelago off the west coast of mainland Scotland.

North Sea

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It shares a border with England to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the south-west.
The North Sea is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between the United Kingdom (particularly England and Scotland), Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France.

Anglo-Scottish border

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It shares a border with England to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the south-west.
The Anglo-Scottish border between England and Scotland runs for 96 miles (154 km) between Marshall Meadows Bay on the east coast and the Solway Firth in the west.

Scots law

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The continued existence of legal, educational, religious and other institutions distinct from those in the remainder of the UK have all contributed to the continuation of Scottish culture and national identity since the 1707 union with England.
Scots law is the legal system of Scotland.

Culture of Scotland

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The continued existence of legal, educational, religious and other institutions distinct from those in the remainder of the UK have all contributed to the continuation of Scottish culture and national identity since the 1707 union with England.
The culture of Scotland refers to the patterns of human activity and symbolism associated with Scotland and the Scottish people.

Glasgow

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Glasgow City is the largest subdivision in Scotland in terms of population, with Highland being the largest in terms of area.
Glasgow ( Glesga ; Glaschu ) is the most populous city in Scotland, and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom, as of the 2017 estimated city population of 621,020.

Great Britain

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Scotland (Scotland, Alba ) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Most of England, Scotland, and Wales are on the island.

Subdivisions of Scotland

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Scotland is divided into 32 subdivisions, known as local authorities, or "councils".
For local government purposes, Scotland is divided into 32 areas designated as "council areas", which are all governed by single-tier authorities designated as "councils".

Scottish Parliament

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In 1997, a Scottish Parliament was re-established, in the form of a devolved unicameral legislature comprising 129 members, having authority over many areas of domestic policy.
The Scottish Parliament ({{lang-gd|Pàrlamaid na h-Alba}}; Scots: The Scots Pairlament) is the devolved national, unicameral legislature of Scotland.

Kingdom of Scotland

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The Kingdom of Scotland emerged as an independent sovereign state in the Early Middle Ages and continued to exist until 1707.
Following the annexation of the Northern Isles from the Kingdom of Norway in 1472 and final capture of the Royal Burgh of Berwick by the Kingdom of England in 1482, the territory of the Kingdom of Scotland corresponded to that of modern-day Scotland, bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the southwest.

Perth, Scotland

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The 2009 discovery in Scotland of a 4000-year-old tomb with burial treasures at Forteviot, near Perth, the capital of a Pictish Kingdom in the 8th and 9th centuries AD, is unrivalled anywhere in Britain.
Perth (Peairt ) is a city in central Scotland, located on the banks of the River Tay.

Orkney

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The well-preserved village of Skara Brae on the mainland of Orkney dates from this period.
Orkney (Orkney), also known as the Orkney Islands, is an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, situated off the north coast of Great Britain.

Irish Sea

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It shares a border with England to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the south-west.
To the north, the connection is through the North Channel between Scotland and Northern Ireland and the Malin Sea.

University of Edinburgh

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The job was given to University of Edinburgh's Professor Vere Gordon Childe who travelled to Skara Brae for the first time in mid-1927.
The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.

Roman Britain

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The written protohistory of Scotland began with the arrival of the Roman Empire in southern and central Great Britain, when the Romans occupied what is now England and Wales, administering it as a province called Britannia.
It comprised almost all of England and Wales and, for a short period, southern Scotland.

Southern Uplands

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Three years after the battle, the Roman armies had withdrawn to the Southern Uplands.
The Southern Uplands are the southernmost and least populous of mainland Scotland's three major geographic areas (the others being the Central Lowlands and the Highlands).

Alba

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By the 11th century at the latest, Scotia was being used to refer to (Gaelic-speaking) Scotland north of the River Forth, alongside Albania or Albany, both derived from the Gaelic Alba.
"Alba" is the Scottish Gaelic name for Scotland.

Celtic nations

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Scotland may have been part of a Late Bronze Age maritime trading culture called the Atlantic Bronze Age, which included other Celtic nations, and the areas that became England, France, Spain, and Portugal.
The six territories widely considered Celtic nations are Brittany (Breizh), Cornwall (Kernow), Wales (Cymru), Scotland (Alba), Ireland (Éire) and the Isle of Man (Mannin or Ellan Vannin), commonly referred to as the "Celtic fringe".

Picts

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The 2009 discovery in Scotland of a 4000-year-old tomb with burial treasures at Forteviot, near Perth, the capital of a Pictish Kingdom in the 8th and 9th centuries AD, is unrivalled anywhere in Britain.
The Picts were a confederation of peoples who lived in what is today eastern and northern Scotland during the Late Iron Age and Early Medieval periods.

River Forth

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By the 11th century at the latest, Scotia was being used to refer to (Gaelic-speaking) Scotland north of the River Forth, alongside Albania or Albany, both derived from the Gaelic Alba.
The River Forth is a major river, 47 km long, whose drainage basin covers much of Stirlingshire in Scotland's Central Belt.

British–Irish Council

British-Irish Council
Scotland is also a member of the British–Irish Council, and sends five members of the Scottish Parliament to the British–Irish Parliamentary Assembly.
Its membership comprises Ireland, the United Kingdom, the devolved governments of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and the governments of the Crown dependencies of the UK: Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man.

Deputy First Minister of Scotland

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The head of the Scottish Government is the First Minister of Scotland, who is supported by the Deputy First Minister of Scotland.
The Deputy First Minister of Scotland (Leas-Phrìomh Mhinistear na h-Alba; Heid Meinister Depute o Scotland) is the deputy to the First Minister of Scotland.