A guide to Scotland as voting takes place on ending 3-century marriage with United Kingdom

September 18, 2014 10:35 AM

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GLASGOW, Scotland – The people of Scotland are deciding Thursday whether to end a partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom that has lasted more than 300 years. Here is a guide to Scotland as the historic vote nears.

Scotland, with little more than 5 million people, is one of the oldest countries in the world, having been united as a single nation by King Kenneth MacAlpin in the year 843.

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