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Edinburgh Live Cam, Scotland – Edinburgh Castle

by on Aug.08, 2016, under Cams, Scotland

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Edinburgh – the capital and second largest city in Scotland, the seventh largest in the UK, the administrative center of the eponymous region.

Located on the east coast of Scotland (area lowlands) on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. The capital of Scotland since 1437.

The city is the University of Edinburgh – one of the major higher educational institutions. Edinburgh – Old Town and New Town – in 1995 were entered in the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites. The average population in 2014 was 492,680 people.

Edinburgh Castle – ancient fortress on Castle Rock in the center of Scotland’s capital city – Edinburgh. Until recently it was at the disposal of the British Ministry of Defence.

The castle is open for visits and is a major tourist attraction in Edinburgh. To it leads the old main street in Edinburgh – the so-called Royal Mile, at the other end of which is the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

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Berkshire Live Cam, Scotland

by on Jul.18, 2016, under Cams, Scotland

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In Scotland there is a County which is called Royal County of Berkshire, located in the South-East of the country. This prestigious nickname is due to the fact that the city of Windsor, in Berkshire, the residence of the Royal family – Windsor castle.

First, the Royal Berkshire was described only informally, but in 1958 the name was recognized and the Royal court. In 1974, it is documented, confirmed the use of such a long name – “the Royal County of Berkshire”. Berkshire is one of the oldest counties . It was founded in 840. Berkshire land saw many battles and transformations, from which left an indelible mark in history: a large variety of monuments, destroyed and rebuilt again locks.

City dwellers are mainly engaged in agriculture: cultivation of vegetables and fruit and raising animals. It is here that bred Berkshire pigs.

Also on the territory of the Berkshire offices of world famous companies – company in the field of information technology “HP” large pharmaceutical company “Bayer”, mobile operator “Vodafone”.

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