UK countries similar to or like Scotland

Country that is part of the United Kingdom. Wikipedia

  • United Kingdom

    Sovereign country in north-western Europe, off the north-western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands within the British Isles. Wikipedia

  • England

    Country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north. Wikipedia

  • Politics of Scotland

    Home nation. Democracy, which since the Scotland Act 1998 has been represented in both the Scottish Parliament – the legislature to which most legislative powers are devolved – and the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Wikipedia

  • British people

    The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the British Overseas Territories, and the Crown dependencies. British nationality law governs modern British citizenship and nationality, which can be acquired, for instance, by descent from British nationals. Wikipedia

  • Kingdom of Scotland

    Sovereign state in northwest Europe traditionally said to have been founded in 843. Its territories expanded and shrank, but it came to occupy the northern third of the island of Great Britain, sharing a land border to the south with the Kingdom of England. Wikipedia

  • Unionism in Scotland

    Political movement which favours the continuation of political union between Scotland and the other countries of the United Kingdom (England, Wales and Northern Ireland), and hence is opposed to Scottish independence. One of four countries of the United Kingdom which has its own devolved government and Scottish Parliament, as well as representation in the UK Parliament. Wikipedia

  • History of the formation of the United Kingdom

    The formation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has involved personal and political union across Great Britain and the wider British Isles. Most recent of a number of sovereign states that have been established in Great Britain at different periods in history, in different combinations and under a variety of polities. Wikipedia

  • 2014 Scottish independence referendum

    A referendum took place on Thursday 18 September 2014 on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom. Independent country?", which voters answered with "Yes" or "No". Wikipedia

  • History of the United Kingdom

    The history of the United Kingdom began in the early eighteenth century with the Treaty of Union and Acts of Union. The core of the United Kingdom as a unified state came into being in 1707 with the political union of the kingdoms of England and Scotland, into a new unitary state called Great Britain. Wikipedia

  • Politics of the United Kingdom

    Unitary state with devolution that is governed within the framework of a parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy in which the monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II, is the head of state while the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, currently Boris Johnson, is the head of government. Exercised by the British government, on behalf of and by the consent of the monarch, and the devolved governments of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Wikipedia

  • Law of the United Kingdom

    The United Kingdom has four legal systems, each of which derives from a particular geographical area for a variety of historical reasons: English law, Scots law, Northern Ireland law, and, since 2007, purely Welsh law (as a result of the passage of the Government of Wales Act 2006 by Parliament). Not a separate legal system per se, merely the primary and secondary legislation generated by the Welsh Parliament, interpreted in accordance with the doctrines of English law and not impacting upon English common law . Wikipedia

  • History of the constitution of the United Kingdom

    The history of the constitution of the United Kingdom concerns the evolution of UK constitutional law from the formation of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland to the present day. The history of the UK constitution, though officially beginning in 1800, traces back to a time long before the four nations of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland were fully formed. Wikipedia

  • Kingdom of England

    Sovereign state on the island of Great Britain from 12 July 927, when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, until 1 May 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain. Among the most powerful states in Europe and a great power during the medieval period. Wikipedia

  • Administrative geography of the United Kingdom

    [[Image:Lord Lieutenancies - home nations coloured.png|thumb|250px|This map shows [[Lieutenancy areas]], the separate areas of the United Kingdom appointed a Lord Lieutenant. ]] Wikipedia

  • Northern Ireland

    Variously described as a country, province, or region which is part of the United Kingdom. Located in the northeast of the island of Ireland, Northern Ireland shares a border to the south and west with the Republic of Ireland. Wikipedia

  • Scottish independence

    Political movement for Scotland to become a sovereign state, independent from the United Kingdom. Independent kingdom through the Middle Ages, and fought wars to maintain its independence from England. Wikipedia

  • English independence

    Political stance advocating secession of England from the United Kingdom. Prominent subject of political debate. Wikipedia

  • Languages of the United Kingdom

    Most widely spoken language of the United Kingdom, but a number of regional languages are also spoken. There are 14 indigenous languages used across the British Isles: 5 Celtic, 3 Germanic, 3 Romance, and 3 sign languages: 2 Banszl and 1 Francosign language. Wikipedia

  • Politics of England

    Politics of England forms the major part of the wider politics of the United Kingdom, with England being more populous than all the other countries of the United Kingdom put together. Also by far the largest in terms of area and GDP, its relationship to the UK is somewhat different from that of Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. Wikipedia

  • Scots language

    West Germanic language variety spoken in Scotland and parts of Ulster in the north of Ireland (where the local dialect is known as Ulster Scots). Sometimes called Lowland Scots to distinguish it from Scottish Gaelic, the Goidelic Celtic language that was historically restricted to most of the Highlands, the Hebrides and Galloway after the 16th century. Wikipedia

  • Wales

    Country that is part of the United Kingdom. Bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. Wikipedia

  • Union Jack

    National flag of the United Kingdom. Known as the Royal Union Flag. Wikipedia

  • Federalism in the United Kingdom

    Federalism in the United Kingdom refers to the distribution of power between countries and regions of the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom, despite being composed of four countries (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland), three of which have their own cabinet, legislature and First Minister, has traditionally been a unitary state, governed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom in Westminster. Wikipedia

  • Ireland–United Kingdom relations

    Ireland–United Kingdom relations, also referred to as Irish–British relations, or Anglo-Irish relations, are the relations between the states of Ireland and the United Kingdom. The three devolved administrations of the United Kingdom, in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the three dependencies of the British Crown, the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey, also participate in multilateral bodies created between the two states. Wikipedia

  • Outline of the United Kingdom

    Provided as an overview of and topical guide to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; a sovereign state in Europe, commonly known as the United Kingdom , or Britain. Lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland, it includes the island of Great Britain—a term also applied loosely to refer to the whole country—the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland and many smaller islands Wikipedia

  • Monarchy of the United Kingdom

    Constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom, its dependencies and its overseas territories. Queen Elizabeth II, who ascended the throne in 1952. Wikipedia

  • Parliament of the United Kingdom

    Supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and the British overseas territories. It alone possesses legislative supremacy and thereby ultimate power over all other political bodies in the UK and the overseas territories. Wikipedia

  • Geography of the United Kingdom

    Sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe. With a total area of approximately 248532 km2, the UK occupies the major part of the British Isles archipelago and includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern one-sixth of the island of Ireland and many smaller surrounding islands. Wikipedia

  • Unionism in the United Kingdom

    Political ideology favouring the continued unity of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland as one sovereign state, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Those who support the union are referred to as "Unionists". Wikipedia

  • Kingdom of Great Britain

    Sovereign state in Western Europe from 1 May 1707 to 1 January 1801. The state came into being following the Treaty of Union in 1706, ratified by the Acts of Union 1707, which united the kingdoms of England (which included Wales) and Scotland to form a single kingdom encompassing the whole island of Great Britain and its outlying islands, with the exception of the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. Wikipedia


Sentences forScotland

  • The channel also broadcast ITV's matches exclusively to Scotland, after the ITV franchise holder in Scotland, STV, decided not to broadcast FA Cup games.FA Cup-Wikipedia
  • Due to the political situation in Ireland, conscription was never applied there; only in England, Scotland and Wales.World War I-Wikipedia
  • B. Marcus Priteca, the Scottish-born and Seattle-based architect, built several theaters for Pantages, including some in Seattle.Seattle-Wikipedia
  • It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north.England-Wikipedia
  • In Scotland the post holders are known as convenors, provosts, or lord provosts depending on the local authority.Mayors make rules so we can be safe.Mayor-Wikipedia
  • The BBC has ten radio stations serving the whole of the UK, a further seven stations in the "national regions" (Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland), and 39 other local stations serving defined areas of England.BBC-Wikipedia

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