Located in the northernmost part of the United Kingdom, Scotland comprises the mainland and around 800 islands, including the Hebrides and the Northern Isles. Famous for its mountains, the Highlands, this is a country of wilderness, valleys, lakes and Celtic mysticism. The Great Highland Bagpipe and the kilt are perhaps the most iconic elements of Scottish culture. Although Edinburgh is the capital, the largest city is Glasgow, famous for offering a wide cultural variety. Through the live streaming cameras you will contemplate beautiful landscapes of this country, which is considered the birthplace of modern golf.

Population: Over 5 million inhabitants

Capital: Edinburgh

Other major cities: Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee, Paisley, East Kilbride, Livingston, Hamilton, Cumbernauld, Kirkcaldy

Religion: Most of the population is Christian (Protestant and Roman Catholic)

Climate: Temperate and oceanic, but with significant variations. The west side is generally warmer than the east, and precipitation varies greatly across the country, with the highlands being the wettest and snowiest place, and Tiree Island one of the sunniest locations. Temperatures are usually lower than in the rest of the UK territory, with winter averages of 6°C in the Lowlands, and summer average temperatures of 18°C.

Main attractions: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Riverside Museum, HMY Britannia, Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness, Glasgow Science Centre, Falkland Palace (Fife County), Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle, Burrell Collection, People's Palace (Glasgow)

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