the largest part of Great Britain
the capital of England is London
the symbol of England is the rose
51,456,400 people live in England
Major Cities are York, Manchester,
The location of the Capital of the
Industry in England
The Economy of England makes up the
majority of the UK
England is a leader in the chemical and
medicine sectors and in aerospace, the
arms industry, and the manufacturing side
of the software industry
The London Stock Exchange is here.
Largest stock exchange in Europe.
London is the largest financial centre in
Europe, and as of 2009 is also the largest in
Scotland takes up one third of the territory of the
British Isle or 78,770 km².
Population of 5,222,100.
Edinburgh has been the capital of Scotland since 15th
Edinburgh is the second largest city in the UK
The thistle is the symbol of Scotland
Is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic
Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel
and Irish Sea to the southwest.
Industry in Scotland
Traditionally, the Scottish economy has
been dominated by heavy industry
underpinned by the shipbuilding in
Glasgow, coal mining and steel industries.
Scotland's primary exports include whisky,
electronics and financial services.
Tourism is widely recognised as a key
contributor to the Scottish economy
Edinburg is one of Europe's largest
It is the smallest part of Great Britain
The capital of Wales is Cardiff
Wales has over 1,200 km of coastline, and is
largely mountainous, with its highest peaks in
the north and central area
The national flower of Wales is the daffodil
It has a population of 3,064,000.
Has a total area of 20,779 km2.
Celtic Identity in Wales.
The country is Bilingual with many forms of Celtic
being spoken there.
Industry in Wales
Tourism is very important to the Wales
It is the smallest part of Great Britain.
– 13,840 km².
The main definite feature of Northern Ireland
is «the greenness»
The shamrock is the symbol of the country
Industry in Northern Ireland
The Northern Ireland economy is the
smallest of the four economies making up
the United Kingdom.
Northern Ireland has traditionally had an
industrial economy, most notably in
shipbuilding, rope manufacture and
most heavy industry has since been replaced
by services, primarily the public sector.
Tourism also plays a big role in the local
QUESTIONS FOR YOU!
1. What are the four parts of the U.K.?
2. Describe important facts about each part
of the four parts.
3. What country is the Capital of U.K.
4. Which country has the smallest
5. Which country is bilingual?