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17th August, 2022 Geography

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  • Scotland will become the first country in the world to protect the right to access free period products with a new law which is set to go into effect.


  • Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Covering the northern third of the island of Great Britain, mainland Scotland has a border with England to the southeast and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast and the Irish Sea to the south.
  • It also contains more than 790 islands, principally in the archipelagos of the Hebrides and the Northern Isles. Most of the population, including the capital Edinburgh, is concentrated in the Central Belt.
  • Glasgow City is the largest council area in terms of population.