Settlements similar to or like Glasgow
Most populous city in Scotland. Wikipedia
City and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. Second-largest city, urban area and metropolitan area in England and the United Kingdom, with roughly 1.1 million inhabitants within the city area, 2.9 million inhabitants within the urban area and 3.7 million inhabitants within the metropolitan area and lies within the most populated English district. Wikipedia
Town in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, located immediately south-east of Glasgow – 3 miles from its city centre – and directly south of the River Clyde. Having existed as a Lanarkshire burgh in its own right for more than 800 years, in 1975 Rutherglen lost its own local council and administratively became a component of the City of Glasgow District Council within the Strathclyde region (along with neighbouring Cambuslang). Wikipedia
Post-industrial large town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on the edge of the Clyde Valley, 15 mi south-east of Glasgow city centre. Formed in 1855 within Lanarkshire; it formed a joint large burgh with its neighbour Motherwell from 1920 until its dissolution when Scottish local authorities were restructured in 1975, and was then in Motherwell district within the Strathclyde region until 1996. Wikipedia
Urban settlement in Scotland consisting of all localities which are physically attached to the city of Glasgow, forming with it a single contiguous urban area . Defined by the General Register Office for Scotland, which determines settlements in Scotland for census and statistical purposes. Wikipedia
The following list includes all effective burghs in Scotland from the coming into force of the Burgh Police (Scotland) Act 1892, in 1893. "Ineffective" burghs, which had not used legislation to adopt a "police system", take on local government duties and reform their town councils, were abolished on this date. Wikipedia
The architecture of Scotland includes all human building within the modern borders of Scotland, from the Neolithic era to the present day. The earliest surviving houses go back around 9500 years, and the first villages 6000 years: Skara Brae on the Mainland of Orkney being the earliest preserved example in Europe. Wikipedia
- The first official international football match also took place in 1872, between Scotland and England in Glasgow, again at the instigation of C.W. Alcock.
- Cities such as Glasgow and Edinburgh were targeted by German bombers, as were smaller towns mostly located in the central belt of the country.
- Economic inequality within Birmingham is greater than in any other major English city, and is exceeded only by Glasgow in the United Kingdom.
- The first match recorded by the Scottish Football Association took place in 1892 in Glasgow.
- Los Angeles, London, Glasgow and a number of other cities have become hot spots for these scenes, and underground scenes have developed across the world in smaller communities.
- Glasgow City is the largest council area in terms of population, with Highland being the largest in terms of area.
- By 1821, Edinburgh had been overtaken by Glasgow as Scotland's largest city.
- Edinburgh played host to the Commonwealth Games in 1970 and 1986, and most recently Glasgow in 2014.
- The shipyards and heavy engineering factories in Glasgow and Clydeside played a key part in the war effort, and suffered attacks from the Luftwaffe, enduring great destruction and loss of life.
- In 1933, 30% of Glaswegians were unemployed due to the severe decline in heavy industry.
- The album contained the song "Coming Up", the live version of which, recorded in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1979 by Wings, became the group's last number-one hit.
- The Celtic Football Club is a Scottish professional football club based in Glasgow, which plays in the Scottish Premiership.
- During the IFAB's 133rd Annual Business Meeting in Glasgow, Scotland on 22 November 2018, it was agreed that due to the lack of strong support mainly because of its complexity, the ABBA option would no longer be used in future competitions.
- The paper is also printed in Liverpool and Glasgow by Newsprinters.
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