Why is Scotland yard not in Scotland?

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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 London before the political union of England and Scotland.
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Why is Scotland yard called Scotland yard?

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What Would You Find in Scotland Yard?

The answer will either be a garbage dump, tombs of famous people, criminal investigation or prizewinning roses.There's also a park in Edinburgh called Scotland Street Yard, wh

Why is Scotland Yard called Scotland Yard when it is in London?

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 a

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 a

Is Scotland yard a monopoly?

Not sure what you mean. Scotland Yard is the name of a street in London. The Headquarters of the Metropolitan Police are known as New Scotland Yard (although they're not locat

Why is new Scotland yard called new Scotland yard?

It isn't. The Headquarters of the Metropolitan Police is called Scotland Yard because their original office was in a street in London called Scotland Yard. Eventually they out

Is the Scotland yard locaded in england or Scotland?

"New Scotland Yard" is the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police - the police service for Greater London, England. The current "New Scotland Yard" is actually the second bui

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
In London

Does Scotland yard have Christmas off?

Most people working at Scotland Yard will have Christmas (and otherofficial holidays) off. A skeleton staff will still be availableand other people would be called in to work