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Scotland is also known as Alba in the native Scotland language or Gaelic. It measures about 78,772 km2 and has a population of 5,194,000 as of 2009 census. Scotland’s capital city is Edinburgh but the most populous city and also considered as the largest is Glasgow.


Since it is part of the United Kingdom, Scotland is governed under Devolved Government within a Constitutional monarchy with whom Elizabeth II is their Queen.


Basic Information:


Capital: Edinburgh

Largest City: Glasgow

Area: 78,772 km2

Population: 5,194,000 as of 2009 census

Language: English, Scottish Gaelic

Government: Devolved Government within a Constitutional monarchy

          Queen: Queen Elizabeth II

Currency: Pound Sterling