Maps: England, Scotland, UK
This fascinating map that shows the "real" border of Scotland.
There seem to be relatively high percentages of English people living in the Highlands, although this could be due to the fact the population as a whole is much lower. Unsurprisingly, there are a large number of English people living in the Scottish Borders.
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Etymology of English county names.[[MORE]]by targumuresI decided not to include ‘Shire’ as it was in such a large number of the counties (Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire), and I didn’t consider it so relevant to the actual etymology.In general I didn’t include separate words that describe the county. For example, unlike the other counties, Durham is technically called “County Durham”. I ignored the etymology of “County”.Similarly, I ignored 'Isl...