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Indian Embassy in
ScotlandConsulate General of India,
17 Rutland Square,
Edinburgh EH1 2BB.
'Suggestions/Complaints are welcome' to the
Phone :0131 229 2144
Fax : 0131 229 2155
Working Hours: Monday to Friday : 09:00 hours to 17:30 hours
|Recognised languages||British Sign Language
|Ethnic groups(2011)||96.0% White
|Currency||Pound sterling (GBP)|
|Date format||dd/mm/yyyy (AD)|
|Drives on the||left|
|Patron saints||Saint Andrew
|ISO 3166 code||GB-SCT|
Located off the north-west coast of Europe, Scotland is a part of the Great Britain island. It is surrounded by water on all sides and the only land border it shares is with England. Edinburgh, its capital apart from being the center of Scotland's development is important financial center of Europe.
Most Scottish industry and commerce is concentrated in a few large cities on the waterways of the central lowlands. Edinburgh, on the Firth of Forth, is a cultural center, the administrative capital of Scotland, and a center of paper production and publishing. Glasgow, one of the largest cities in Great Britain, lies on the Clyde; it is Scotland's leading seaport and a center of shipbuilding and it supports numerous light industries. Although heavy industry has declined, the high-technology "Silicon Glen" corridor has developed between Glasgow and Edinburgh. Tourism is also very important.
Natural Resources. Scotland has a large abundance of natural resources from fertile land suitable for agriculture, to oil and gas. In terms of mineral resources, Scotland produces coal, zinc, iron and oil shale.
Scotland Education is unique and different from the education systems of other parts of the United Kingdom. Scotland Education had always put emphasis on wide range of specialized subjects.
Scotland, the U.K.’s northernmost country, is a land of mountain wildernesses such as the Cairngorms and Northwest Highlands, interspersed with glacial glens (valleys) and lochs (lakes).Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is a major point of attraction for tourists, with UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Old Town and New Town. The Old Town of Edinburgh features the Royal Mile between the Castle and Holyrood Palace, with many historic sites along the way. New Town is also in the city center, and features Georgian architecture and plenty of shopping. Other sites include Stirling Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Craigmillar Castle, St Giles Cathedral, the Scottish Parliament, and many museums.some of the interesting places to visit in Glassgow are Glasgow Science Centre & Burrell Collection. St. Enoch Centre in Glasgow houses some of the top branded stores. Outside of cities, the Cairngorms are a mountain range within Scotland's largest National Park, while Loch Ness is the most famous loch in the country, known for its fabled Loch Ness Monster.
cotland does not experience any extreme climate and neither has it experienced Tornado, droughts or floods. But the day to day weather changes every day and generally the climate of Scotland is very unpredictable.
The climate of the eastern coast of Scotland experiences a continental climate. The summers are very hot and winters are very cold. The islands and the highlands of Scotland experience west and southwest winds.
Lightweights with rainwear for summer, waterproof Medium- to Heavyweights for winter. Be prepared for sometimes very harsh weather conditions in the mountainous regions of Scotland