Facts

Situated within vibrant Europe, Scotland is a progressive nation built on innovation, creativity and the fabulous warmth of its people. Here you'll find a range of Scottish facts, from quirky and fun to historic and informative.

A visit from the ‘King’

A visit from the ‘King’

A visit from the ‘King’
The Queen

The Queen

The Queen
Scotland’s national animal

Scotland’s national animal

Scotland’s national animal
Scotland’s languages

Scotland’s languages

Scotland’s languages
Glasgow - Scotland’s largest city

Glasgow - Scotland’s largest city

Glasgow - Scotland’s largest city
Scottish Parliament

Scottish Parliament

Scottish Parliament
Zero-emissions goals

Zero-emissions goals

Zero-emissions goals
World’s First Floating Windfarm

World’s First Floating Windfarm

World’s First Floating Windfarm
Scotland’s geography

Scotland’s geography

Scotland’s geography
Red Heads

Red Heads

Red Heads
Scotland’s Population

Scotland’s Population

Scotland’s Population
Scotland’s currency

Scotland’s currency

Scotland’s currency
Whisky

Whisky

Whisky
The Home of Golf

The Home of Golf

The Home of Golf
Scotland’s oldest post office

Scotland’s oldest post office

Scotland’s oldest post office
Tennis in Scotland

Tennis in Scotland

Tennis in Scotland
Britain’s oldest building

Britain’s oldest building

Britain’s oldest building
Scotland’s Patron Saint

Scotland’s Patron Saint

Scotland’s Patron Saint
World’s Shortest Flight

World’s Shortest Flight

World’s Shortest Flight
Scotland’s airports

Scotland’s airports

Scotland’s airports
Scotland’s First Minister

Scotland’s First Minister

Scotland’s First Minister
Cutting greenhouse gases

Cutting greenhouse gases

Cutting greenhouse gases
Scotland’s renewable sources

Scotland’s renewable sources

Scotland’s renewable sources
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