Scotland , Europe




Scotland (Gaelic: Alba) is a nation in northwest Europe and one of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom.The Kingdom of Scotland was an independent state until May 1, 1707, when the Acts of Union, despite widespread protest across Scotland,resulted in a union with the Kingdom of England to create the Kingdom of Great Britain.The word Scotland is derived from the Latin Scoti, the term applied to Gaels. The Late Latin word Scotia (land of the Gaels), was initially used to refer to Ireland.-Wikipedia-

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