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The City of Glasgow

Glasgow city Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and third most populated in the United Kingdom. The city is situated on the River Clyde in Scotlands west central lowlands. The present site of Glasgow has been used since prehistoric times for settlement due to it being the furthest downstream fording point of the River Clyde, at the point of its confluence with the Molendinar Burn. The origins of Glasgow as an established city derive ultimately from its medieval position as Scotland’s second largest bishopric.

Glasgow has the largest economy in Scotland and is at the hub of the metropolitan area of West Central Scotland. Glasgow also has the third highest GDP Per capita of any city in the UK (after London and Edinburgh).The city itself sustains over 400,000 jobs in over 12,000 companies which has helped Glasgow achieve an annual economic growth rate of 4.4%, second only to that of London.

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