The Capital Of Scotland. Edinburgh the capital of Scotland since had. For many centuries in Edinburgh was the residence of Scottish kings.
History of Scotland - a series of invasions and conquests neighbors. In the seventh century came the first wave of the Rhine Celts,superseded the ancient inhabitants of Scotland (Picts) to the North. The end of The V - start VI in Scotland from Ireland began to move tribes Scott( on behalf of named Scotland : Scotland is a country of Scott). This name was established for Scotland from the eleventh century. Here were the Romans,and in HAB have conquered the Romans, the Britons there is a new enemy - the angles and Saxons(Germanic tribes of the coast).The last wave of invaders came from Scandinavia were the Normans. Thus were formed the British ethnicity. Since then, on the territory of the British Isles there are 4 different people, the Scots,the Welsh people,the British and the Irish. two intersecting poles. Hence the name St. Andrew's cross.