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Scotland Tourism Information

The countryside, the valleys, the mountains, the lakes, the monster, combined with the sternly loyal people make Scotland a land of dreams.

Tourism Facts and Figures

Full Name: Scotland

Capital City: Edinburgh

Area: 78,772 sq. km.

Population: 4,996,000

Time Zone: GMT +0 hrs

Religion: A unique religious system is followed in Scotland with 47% of the population being followers of the Presbyterian Church of Scotland (47%), 16% being followers of the Roman Catholic Church (16%), while 28% of the population is without any religious affiliation.

Currency: Pound Sterling

Country Dialing Code: 44

Places to Visit

Aberdeen - One of the world's largest offshore oilfields combined with one of the most prestigious universities gives Aberdeen a contrasting mix of population.

Edinburgh castle - The Edinburgh Castle has played a very important part in world history—playing a dominating part in Scottish symbol.

Glasgow cathedral - A shining example of pre-Reformation Gothic architecture, the cathedral is the only mainland Scottish cathedral that still has its ancient look.

Loch Ness - Loch Ness…Britain's largest lake holding more water than all the lakes in England and Wales combined. This lake is home to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster.

Ring of Brodgar - A wide circle of stones standing for the last 4500 years. These old stones are believed to attract elemental forces, which became apparent on 5 June 1980, when one of the stones was split in two by a bolt of lightning.

Staffa Island - An overwhelming natural experience. Watch the hexagonal pillars emerge out to the sea in a pattern. The Fingal’s Cave is too good to be missed.

 
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