Flag of Scotland

Scottish Saltire Flag

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Sharing a border with England, it covers the northern part of the island of Great Britain. Its official languages are English, Scots and Scottish Gaelic. Its capital city is Edinburgh and its largest city is Glasgow.

The 2022 World Mixed Curling Championship takes place from 15 to 22 October in Aberdeen, Scotland. Curling is a sport in which players slide stones on a sheet of ice toward a target area which originated in Scotland in the early 16th century.

The flag of Scotland also known as the Andrew’s Cross or the Saltire was adopted in 1512 although it had been in use since the 14th Century. The design consists of a blue field with an X shaped white saltire that extends to the four corners.

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