Curiosities about Scotland

Lake Ness
Scotland is located in the northern part of Great Britain. The country is surrounded by numerous islands and the mainland is a part of the island of Great Britain. Scotland is known for its scenic beauty. Every place in Scotland has a beautiful story behind it. Loch Ness is the largest freshwater lake and the most visited place in Scotland, where visitors can explore the natural beauty of wildlife, and take a look to see if they see Nessie, the Loch Ness monster.

Edinburgh , the capital of Scotland, is one of the largest financial centers in Europe. Glasgow is the second largest city in the country and also one of the largest industrial cities in the world. The Scottish economy is dominated by heavy industries such as steelmaking, shipbuilding and coal mining.

Scots continue to uphold their ancient and strong traditions . Historically, Scots are associated with many different languages, but none of them are in use today. Today, Scottish English, a dialect of English, is widely spoken. Judaism was followed in Scotland during the Middle Ages. Most of the people of Scotland follow Christianity, but in recent times, other religions such as Islam, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Hinduism are also practiced.

Oat products, barley and dairy products are considered the basis of urban and rural diets in Scotland. Some of their more traditional recipes are: Scotch Pie, oatmeal cookies with butter and smoked salmon and the Haggis. Scotland is world famous for its famous cheese , seafood (lobsters and oysters), dairy products, Aberdeen-Angus, a breed of beef cattle known for its rich and flavorful meat, and Scotch whiskey.