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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Glasgow.
See also changes related to Glasgow, or pages that link to Glasgow or to this page or whose text contains "Glasgow".

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Other related topics

  • England [r]: The largest and southernmost country in the United Kingdom, and location of the largest city and seat of government, London; population about 51,000,000. [e]
  • Wales [r]: A country of the United Kingdom that historically was considered a principality; population about 3,000,000. [e]
  • Northern Ireland [r]: Part of the United Kingdom comprising six of the nine counties of the Irish province of Ulster; population about 1,800,000. [e]

Other Scottish towns and cities

  • Edinburgh [r]: The capital of Scotland. [e]
  • Inverness [r]: A educational and tourist center (est 1991 pop 63,000) located at the north end of the Great Glen on the River Ness in northwest Scotland; for a long time, the center of the Scots Highland region. [e]
  • Dundee [r]: A seaport (est. 1995 pop. 168,000) situated on the Firth of Tay, an inlet of the North Sea, in Scotland. [e]
  • Aberdeen [r]: A city (2011 pop. 222,793) and commercial port located on the North Sea in north-east Scotland. [e]

Language

  • Scots language [r]: A West Germanic variety spoken in southern Scotland and parts of Northern Ireland, which has been identified as either a separate language from English or (over-simplistically) a dialect of English, according to various cultural and linguistic perspectives; shares much with English due to a shared linguistic history, but has developed separately for many centuries. [e]
  • Scottish English [r]: All varieties of English spoken in Scotland; may not include Scots where this is identified as a language in its own right. [e]
  • English language [r]: A West Germanic language widely spoken in the United Kingdom, its territories and dependencies, Commonwealth countries and former colonial outposts of the British Empire; has developed the status of a global language. [e]
  • Scottish Gaelic language [r]: A Goidelic Celtic language spoken in Scotland and Canada. [e]

Sport

  • Commonwealth Games [r]: A multi-sport event held every four years, involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. Originally known as the 'British Empire Games', it was first held in 1930 at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. [e]