Scotland Council Quiz - Dumfries and Galloway

Can you guess these facts about the Scottish council area of Dumfries and Galloway?
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 25, 2021
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Market town and administrative centre of Dumfries and Galloway
River on which the above town is located
Dr John Rogerson from Lochmaben became the personal physician to this Russian Empress
the Great
Dumfries and Galloway's second-largest town, situated on the shore of Loch Ryan
"The French Revolution: A History" by Ecclefechan born essayist Thomas Carlyle had a
major influence on Charles Dickens when he was writing this novel
A Tale of
Two Cities
Former racing driver from Twynholm, who competed in 15 seasons of Formula One
between 1994 and 2008, taking 13 Grand Prix victories and 62 podium finishes
David Coulthard
Small town which came to international attention when the wreckage of Pan Am Flight 103 crashed there after a bomb exploded on board in 1988
Village close to the border with England that is a popular wedding destination
Gretna Green
1973 horror film starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland and Ingrid Pitt
that was filmed almost entirely on location in Dumfries and Galloway
The Wicker Man
The only motorway that passes through Dumfries and Galloway
Firth that separates Dumfries and Galloway from Cumbria
Solway Firth
Moffat born RAF officer who commanded Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain
Hugh Dowding
Extensive woodland in Dumfries and Galloway, claimed to be the largest forest in the UK
Galloway Forest Park
Civil engineer from Westerkirk who was arguably the greatest builder of roads, bridges
and canals Britain has ever seen
Thomas Telford
Town at the mouth of the River Dee that has a long association with the Glasgow art movement
Level 44
Jan 9, 2022
Nice quiz :) 11/15