25 Amazing And Unique Things About Scotland

Located in the northern part of the United Kingdom, Scotland is a country with a rich and ancient history.  Needless to say, There are many reasons why you should visit this amazing place.

Aside from the normal tourist attractions, there are many things that are unique to Scotland. From the traditional Scottish dish, haggis, to the legendary Loch Ness monster, check out these 25 amazing things unique about Scotland.

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You Know What They Say About Redheads

Facts about Scotland 25 - little girlhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotland

It will come as no surprise that Scotland has the highest number of redheads in the world. Around 13 percent of the population sports red locks, with 40 percent carrying the recessive gene.

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Great Minds

Facts about Scotland 24 - bookshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotland

Scotland is not lacking in the famous literature category, claiming such creative minds as Sir Walter Scott, considered the father of historical novel, Lord Byron, the famous poet, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of the Sherlock Holmes books.

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Hope You Came Hungry

Facts about Scotland 23 - haggishttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haggis

The national dish of Scotland is haggis, a savory pudding made of sheep heart, liver, and lungs with some vegetables and spices, traditionally cooked inside the animal’s stomach. We wouldn’t know, but it is apparently delicious with a nutty, savory flavor.

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Halò?

Facts about Scotland 22 - telephonehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotland

If you speak English, you won’t have to worry about a language barrier in Scotland. However, the country does have three officially recognized languages: English, Scots, and Scottish Gaelic. About one percent of the population speaks the last.

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Be Grateful for Scottish Inventors

Facts about Scotland 21 - Lightbulbhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/scotland/scottish-politics/9007300/Scottish-referendum-50-fascinating-facts-you-should-know-about-Scotland.html

We have several famous Scottish inventors to thank for some of our favorite modern-day luxuries. John Logie Baird developed the television in 1925. Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876. And Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928.



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