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Sorry, Scotland: Persians invented bagpipes.
The official animal of Scotland is the Unicorn.
Boring, Oregon is a “sister community” with Dull, Scotland.
The Queen Mary of Scotland became queen when she was only six days old.
1 in 40 people in Scotland uses cocaine, the highest rate in the world.
The village of Dull, Scotland, is a “sister community” with the US town of Boring.
King David I of Scotland gave tax rebates to subjects with good table manners.
Ebenezer Place, in Wick, Caithness, Scotland, is the world’s shortest street at just 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m).
There’s a bridge in Scotland from which dogs frequently leap to their deaths, and no one knows why.
There are more Catholics in Scotland than in Northern Ireland.
Scotland, then called Caledonia, was one of the few countries that was able to hold off being conquered by the Romans.
There is a castle in Scotland that looks like a giant pineapple.
In 2007, Scotland spent £125,000 devising a new national slogan. The winning entry was: “Welcome to Scotland.”
Scotland has more than 400 words and expressions for “snow.”
Mary Stuart became Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old.