Glasgow is a port city on the River Clyde in Scotland’s western Lowlands. It’s famed for its Victorian and art nouveau architecture, a rich legacy of the city’s 18th-20th-century prosperity due to trade and shipbuilding. Today it’s a national cultural hub, home to institutions including the Scottish Opera, Scottish Ballet and National Theatre of Scotland, acclaimed museums and a thriving music scene.
Area: 175.5 km²
Weather: 6°C, Wind W at 2 km/h, 100% Humidity
Local time: Monday 7:54 AM
Getting there: 12 h 50 min flight. View flights
Population: 598,830 (2011)
Council area: Glasgow City Council
Sports team: Rangers F.C., Celtic F.C., Glasgow Warriors, Partick Thistle F.C., Queen’s Park F.C., Glasgow Hawks RFC