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13 places around the world fiercely proud of their Scottish links

Although Scotland is quite small, it has had a big impact all over the world.

Descendants of Scots still proudly champion the country’s tradition and ceremony, with bagpipes, tartan and Scottish food on the menu. From Barbados and Canada to Australia and New York, there are plenty places that are very proud of their Scottish links.

Thanks to Scottish immigration, Whistler's Canada Day parade still has a distinctive Scottish theme.

9. Whistler, Canada

Thanks to Scottish immigration, Whistler's Canada Day parade still has a distinctive Scottish theme.
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Argentina has around 100,000 people of Scottish descent and holds an annual Tartan Day parade of Scottish porteos - a symbolic key to the gate of Arbroath's Abbey is carried to mark the date in 1320 that inspired this celebration

10. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentina has around 100,000 people of Scottish descent and holds an annual Tartan Day parade of Scottish porteos - a symbolic key to the gate of Arbroath's Abbey is carried to mark the date in 1320 that inspired this celebration
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With about 6 million people of Scottish descent, it's no wonder the House of Representatives unanimously designated April 6 of each year as "National Tartan Day."

11. Washington, USA

With about 6 million people of Scottish descent, it's no wonder the House of Representatives unanimously designated April 6 of each year as "National Tartan Day."
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Three million Australians are either Scottish or of Scottish descent so Australia also celebrates a Tartan Day, as well as showcasing pipes on Anzac Day (pictured).

12. Australia

Three million Australians are either Scottish or of Scottish descent so Australia also celebrates a Tartan Day, as well as showcasing pipes on Anzac Day (pictured).
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