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#Scotland has over 600 square miles of lochs (lakes). One of the most being #LochNess, where a mysterious sea monster lurks in the depths of the water!

The Mitchell Library is Europe's largest public reference library with over a million volumes. Located in Glasgow, Scotland.

University of #Glasgow's Main Building is the second largest "Gothic Revival" building in Britain, built in the year of 1867,

Do you think #SeanConnery is the most famous actor of #Scotland? Or shall we say, #JamesBond?

The life of Sean Connery - The James Bond Dossier

#Scotland : The Rubislaw Quarry is Britain's deepest quarry (about 142 m) and is one of the biggest man-made holes in all of Europe!

#Scotland : Edinburgh, Scotland was the first city IN THE WORLD with its own fire brigade back in 1824.

#Scotland : Scottish dishes are well known due to their weird names, like "Forfar Bridie" which is a meat pastry! How about Crappit heid, which is a fish dish! Or Cock-a-leekie, which is a soup!

#Scotland : Not for the squeamish, Scotland's most infamous dish: Haggis. Most commonly made with sheep's 'pluck' (heart, liver, and lungs), minced with onion, oatmeal, suet, spices, and salt, mixed with stock, and traditionally boiled in the animal's stomach for approximately an hour. Anyone ever brave enough to try it?

  • Josh Kirkpatrick

    Not only have I had haggis, i've also tried deep friend haggis (in Scotland of course). Kind of tastes like meatloaf...

  • Jan Starbird-Veltidi

    My grandmother used to make it for us when she babysat. We ate it until we got old enough and my mother told us what it was. Grandma never babysat at dinner time again.

#Scotland : The world's first international football match took place at Hamilton Cresent in Glasgow on November 30th, 1872 between Scotland & England.

#Scotland : St. Andrews Golf Club in Scotland is the birthplace of modern golf!

Interesting facts about Scotland

#Scotland : Scottish engineer, William Murdoch is the first to build a house lit by gas in the year of 1794.

#Scotland : Established in 1712, the Sanquhar Post Office claims to be the oldest working post office in the world.

#Scotland : Founded in 1695, The Bank of Scotland is the oldest surviving bank in the UK. It was also the first European bank to print its own banknotes, a function that it still performs today!