Sunday, December 26, 2010

Dundee, Scotland

Dundee (in Scottish Gaelic Dùn Dèagh) is the fourth largest city in Scotland. It lies on the north bank of the River Tay (Firth of Tay, on the east coast of Scotland, the North Sea).

The city's history dates back to the beginnings of the Iron Age and is connected with the people of the Picts. In the Middle Ages it was the site of many events of historical importance. During the Industrial Revolution, the jute industry developed. Dundee also became famous for journalism orange marmolade produced here on an industrial scale. Thanks gained the nickname of the city of jute, jam and journalism.