Area: 78 782 km²
Capital: Edinburgh
Population: 5.2548 million inhabitants (2011)

Travel advice
Status: Exercise Vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
June, July and August are the best months to travel to Scotland. In these months you have the most pleasant temperatures.

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English is the official in Scotland. Additionally still speaking part of the population Scottish Gaelic.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not required.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Scotland, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
In Scotland, paid with the British pound (GBP).

Traffic and route
In Scotland you must drive on the left side of the road.
Information about public transport in Scotland, visit Travelinescotland .

In Scotland, you need a plug adapter.

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Scotland can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Scotland, visit Abyznewslinks .

Websites in Scotland end in
Official websites of Scotland and .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Scotland.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Scotland.

Public and school holidays
The national holiday of Scotland falls on 1 March (St. Andrew's Day).
All other holidays in Scotland can be found on web-calendar .

World Heritage Sites
An overview of the World Heritage Sites in Scotland can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.

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