Scotland Culture

Scotland is a foreign region in the United Kingdom with much culture and heritage.The history of Scotland goes back many years and can be looked at as an evolved system where culture is the foundation of all of society.Because culture is the learned set of practices, beliefs, values, and rules for proper conduct and material objects that are shared by members of society, one can only want to look further into what makes the Scottish culture so unique.There are eight regions withing the Scotland territory.These include Aberdeenshire and Grampian Highlands, Central Scotland, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Highlands, Orkney and Shetland Islands, South West, and West Coast.The land mass of Scotland is about 78,133 km2.
The weather in Scotland is the main topic of conversation from January until December from one end of Scotland to the other.Rumors abound that it is always raining, always below freezing and always under seven feet of snow.However, one thing you can be sure of is the weather is changeable and local to the extreme – it can be raining at the front of a house and not in the back.There is a local saying that says if you don’t like the weather just wait ‘a wee whiley’ and it will change.Basically December, January and February is winter.The spring months of March and April can still be cold but generally not too bad.Summer comes early and June gives Scotland dark for just one or two hours between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m., and then the sun is out again.July and August can be very hot, sometimes too much so and misty and humid.By September things cool down and it is usually quite warm enough to head to the beaches.Autumn is generally excellent weather for walking right through to November.However, a word of caution – dark comes very quickly on the mountains and what starts off as a walk up a mountain can turn into a lesson in survival very quickly.
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