Scotland

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Easter in Scotland

Easter is a very important day in Scotland. In pre-Christian times, there was a Saxon festival called “Eastre”, later, it was integrated with the Christian festival. As per the historical records, Easter is also linked to Pagans and some of its traditions are even followed today.

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Overview of Scotland

Officially name: Scotland

Capital: Edinburgh

Largest city: Glasgow

Official language: English

Government: Devolved Government within a Constitutional monarchy

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Healthcare in Scotland

Healthcare in Scotland is mainly provided by Scotland's public health service, NHS Scotland, that provides healthcare to all permanent residents that is free at the point of need and paid for from general taxation.