What was Scotland before it was Scotland?

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The Romans called it Caledonia and befor 842 it was an ireish comminwelth and the Scottish Gaelic Name is Alba
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Where is Scotland?

Scotland occupies the northern part of the Island of Great Britain and has a common border with England. Scotland is in Great Britain it shares a border with England and is part of Europe. There are also Ireland and Wales in Great Britain, But Scotland is the Best, yeh, ROCK ON SCOTLAND,Yeh!!!!!!!!! (MORE)

Is there a king of Scotland?

No. The correct title is King of Scots. The last was George VI as King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Present monarch is Elizabeth.

Why is Scotland named Scotland?

the myth is, is that scota daughter of an egyptian pharo came to what is now scotland after a long journey eventually if im right she became queen and thus scotas land became the land of the scots her people and there you have it SCOTLAND (whichmight secede from the "U.K." in 2014) Scotland is name (MORE)

Are there provinces in Scotland?

Scotland is not broken up into Provinces as such, although the country is divided into several regions such as Highlands and Islands, Central Belt, Grampian and Dumfries and Galloway.

What did the ANZACS do in Scotland?

Nothing (?) The ANZACs are mainly known for their contribution to WW1 at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey and in France/Belgium. . The ANZACS were however a common sight in Scotland during World War 1. It was one of their most favourite destinations while on leave. The reasons for this were (MORE)

How is Scotlands economy?

Not too good. It's getting better as of the last couple of months though. Apparantly the number of unemployed people is going down. I recommend going on the BBC News website (http://news.bbc.co.uk) for more up-to-date information.

What are Scotlands exports?

Scotland has a variety of exports. These include food andbeverages, chemicals, electronics, textiles, oil, gas, as well asbusiness services.

Fact about scotland?

I can give you just one: The stunning natural beauty of the country is one of the world's best-kept secrets.

When did Scotland become Scotland?

The area now known as Scotland was first inhabited around 14,000 years ago at the end of the last Ice Age. (There may have been earlier inhabitants, but if so they left no trace.) It truly became Scot land, the land of the Scots, with the arrival of the Scoti or Scotti, Gaelic-speaking raiders from (MORE)

What can you do in Scotland?

ok almost anything, skiing theme parks rubbish tourist crap shops and tours all claiming to be the original Scotland tour western isles inverness culloden Moore edinburugh castle Glasgow ................................................................................... Live. The (MORE)

What is there to do in Scotland?

Scotland is a very beautiful country. And you can do all things that can be done in Occident. What do you believe Scotland is ? A country where there are only castles, men with kilts eating haggis and drinking beer, waiting to see a monster in a lake ? Scotland is an industrialized and modern countr (MORE)

What are Scotland?

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, it shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the Nor (MORE)

Where in Scotland is Fearn?

Fearn is a small village in northern Scotland about 30 miles north east of Inverness. it lies just outside the Royal Burgh of Tain in Ross-shire.

How do you get into Scotland yard?

Scotland Yard is a place in London, England. The name dates from a time (before 1707) when Scotland and England were still separate countries each with their own king, court and government. As a result the Scottish kings kept their own embassy in London, just as they did in any other foreign country (MORE)

What is the coltcher of Scotland?

Scottish culture contains certain foods such as fish and chips,folklore which includes Halloween, and its own family of dialectsand languages. Some of the culture's elements are protected by law.

Where is Turnberry Scotland?

Turnberry is located at Ayrshire, United Kingdom‎. It is a very wonderful golf resort also known as Turnberry Resort.

Who is priesident of Scotland?

The First Minister as it is called in Scotland, in the current year of 2010, is Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP who is the leader of the SNP. Rt Hon (Right Honourable) MSP (Member of the Scottish Parliment) SNP (Scottish Nationalist Party)

What is a bothy Scotland?

It is a building on a farm for farm workers to live in. Most farms have very few employees now, so most of these buildings are now redundant. A bothy is also a very basic shelter in mountainous areas where walkers and climbers can take shelter if the weather gets bad.

Does Scotland have a language?

I dont think so. I think the just have an accent. They have three languages, Gaelic (cames from Old Irish) and Scots (from Middle English). Gaelic (Ga-lick) is the Celtic language of the Scottish Highlands but was once a majority language until the king who came from the lowlands who spoke Sco (MORE)

Why is Scotland yard not in Scotland?

The headquarters of the Metropolitan Police is so called because they were originally located in a street called Scotland Yard in London. The street is still there, but the police have moved to bigger premises in the Victoria area. Scotland Yard was originally where the Scottish Ambassador lived in (MORE)

What is Scotlands education?

From August 2011 the new education of Scotland became Curriculum of Excellency which means the final exams before leaving school is considered with your education from when you first start school. A lot of the schools in Scotland do not like this new education system, basically it means when the kid (MORE)

Are there forests in Scotland?

There are plenty of Forests in Scotland. Quite a vast area is Galloway forest in Dumfries and Galloway, there is also Peebles and forest areas up in the Cairngorms.

What is ceilidh in Scotland?

A ceilidh is an occasion when people gather to sing and play traditional songs and music and to perform traditional dances.

What do they do for fun in Scotland?

Why can't you use your brain? Just in case you're that stupid we don't all hunt haggis cause they aren't animals. Since Scotland is a developed western country then (assuming you are from a developed western country) we probably do the same as you.

What race is Scotland?

Scotland is not a race.......... it's a country, people from Scotland are called Scottish but there is also a large variety of other culture and races in Scotland.

What did Scotland make?

Scotland made heaps of things that have changed the world! These include: . Anaesthetics . Beta-blockers . Bicycles . Cash credit . Colour photography . Cotton-reel threads . Continuous electric light . Criminal finger-printing . Decimal points . Fax machines . Financial services by tele (MORE)

When does Scotland get summer?

The Scottish summer time is the same as the rest of the UK, officially from the last Sunday in March, till the last Sunday in October (for 2010).

What courses can you do in Scotland?

Traveling thru some of Scotland, I found that there are many courses, in fact I tell people that there is one in each town. Even coming unannounced, I found their hospitality to be very accommodating.

Is their a Disneyland Scotland?

No, there is no Disney theme park in Scotland and in fact, nowhere in the UK. The closest to the UK is Paris although Disneyworld Florida is now one of the more popular vacation destinations for British tourists. The original Disneyland theme park is in California,US

Do you get buffalos in Scotland?

Buffalo is only native to North America and the American plains. If there was a buffalo in Scotland it means that someone imported it.

Why is there no Gamestop's in Scotland?

GameStop are a major international retailler however they have a long storied past about trying to enter the UK market. GameStop currently operates three stores in the UK reporting the Republic of Ireland head office. GameStop have tried to Purchase other UK retaillers in the past but it has never w (MORE)

Where did the Picts live before they lived in Scotland?

They Came across the sea in their long canoes over 2000 years ago. They are the Mikmaq If you take the time and look closely you will see.....:) These are my people! The Micmacs probably came across the Atlantic around 2000 BC. They had previously received an Egyptian migration in Maine around 250 (MORE)

What is the thempreture in Scotland?

In Scotland, it rains all the time making it pretty cool outside in the Summer and freezing in the winter. Last weekend was actually very sunny and beautiful, but that type of weather comes rarely. The highest it has been that i know of is about 84 degrees.

How is Scotland a Democracy?

Scotland is a Parliamentary Democracy with elected members who sit in the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. The First Minister is Alex Salmond.

Who was in power over Scotland before Mary queen of Scots?

Mary's father was King James V. James died when Mary was just 6 days old and technically she became queen regnant at that time. However because she was underage, a regency was declared and Scotland was actually ruled by a series regents (adults who ruled Scotland for her and in her name during her c (MORE)

Is the Scotland yard police from Scotland?

no it has nothing to do with Scotland. Added: Scotland Yard is the name of the street location where the headquarters of the London Metropolitan Police used to be located.

Will Scotland attack England before Iran attacks Israel?

Highly unlikely. The situation between Israel and Iran is significantly more volatile than the situation between Scotland and England. This is especially unlike since Scotland will likely break away from the UK peacefully, and this might happen as soon as next year if the country votes for it.

What form is required in Scotland before a person can be cremated?

In Scotland when a person dies their death should be registered with the registrar of Births and Deaths. They will issue an Order of Burial or cremation which is a green form. This can then be given to the Funeral Director or sent to the Crematorium. The statutory forms for cremation are numbered (MORE)