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Scotland

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Scotland

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Scotland
Location
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Flag
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Quick Facts
Capital Edinburgh
Government Devolved Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Currency Pound Sterling (£)
Area 78,387km2
Population 5,327,700
Language English
Scots Gaelic, Scots
Religion Christian 54%, Non-religious 37%, Islam 0.9%, Other %8.1
Electricity 230V, 50 Hz
Time Zone UTC, UTC+1(DST)

Scotland (Scots Gaelic: Alba) is a nation in north-western Europe, the second-largest of the constituent nations of the United Kingdom. It has a sixty mile (96km) land border with England to the south, and is separated from Northern Ireland by the North Channel of the Irish Sea. The capital is Edinburgh and the largest city is Glasgow.