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- Scotland : A country that forms the northernmost part of the United Kingdom; population about 5,200,000.
- Great Britain : The largest part of the United Kingdom, comprising England, Scotland, Wales and islands immediately off their coasts.
- United Kingdom : Constitutional monarchy which includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
- Subdivisions of the United Kingdom
- European Union : Political and economic association of 27 European states.
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- England : The largest and southernmost country in the United Kingdom, and location of the largest city and seat of government, London; population about 51,000,000.
- Wales : A country of the United Kingdom that historically was considered a principality; population about 3,000,000.
- Northern Ireland : Part of the United Kingdom comprising six of the nine counties of the Irish province of Ulster; population about 1,800,000.
Other Scottish towns and cities
- Edinburgh : The capital of Scotland.
- : A educational and tourist center (est 1991 pop 63,000) located at the north end of the Great Glen on the River Ness in northwest Scotland; for a long time, the center of the Scots Highland region.
- : A seaport (est. 1995 pop. 168,000) situated on the Firth of Tay, an inlet of the North Sea, in Scotland.
- : A city (2011 pop. 222,793) and commercial port located on the North Sea in north-east Scotland.
- Scots language : A West Germanic variety spoken in southern Scotland and parts of Northern Ireland, which has been identified as either a separate language from English or (over-simplistically) a dialect of English, according to various cultural and linguistic perspectives; shares much with English due to a shared linguistic history, but has developed separately for many centuries.
- Scottish English : All varieties of English spoken in Scotland; may not include Scots where this is identified as a language in its own right.
- English language : A West Germanic language widely spoken in the United Kingdom, its territories and dependencies, Commonwealth countries and former colonial outposts of the British Empire; has developed the status of a global language.
- Scottish Gaelic language : A Goidelic Celtic language spoken in Scotland and Canada.
- Commonwealth Games : A multi-sport event held every four years, involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. Originally known as the 'British Empire Games', it was first held in 1930 at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.