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The British flag consists of three crosses:
1) A direct wide red cross on a white
background, so-called "cross of Saint George"
is the symbol of England.
2) A white cross buck on a blue background is
a cross of Saint Andrey, patron of Scotland.
3) A red cross bias on a white background is a
cross of Saint Patrick, patron of Ireland.
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Great Britain; a complete official
form is the United Kingdom of
Great Britain and North Ireland is
the island state on the north-west
of Europe. The capital of Great
Britain is London.
The island of Great Britain consists
of four main parts: England (the
southern and middle part of the
island), Wales (a mountainous
peninsula in the west), Scotland
(the northern part of the island)
and North Ireland.
Official language - English.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Northern Ireland is a constitutional monarchy. It
means that the sovereign reigns but does not rule.
Britain does not have a written constitution, but a
set of laws.
Parliament is the most important authority in
Britain. Technically Parliament is made up of three
parts: the Monarch, the House of Lords; and the
House of Commons. In reality the House of
Commons is the only one of the three which has
The monarch serves formally as head of state.
But the monarch is expected to be politically
neutral and should not make political decisions.
The present sovereign is Queen Elizabeth II. She
was crowned in Westminster Abbey in 1953.
The House of Commons consists of Members of
Parliament. There are 650 of them in the House of
Commons. They are elected by secret ballot.
General elections are held every five years.
Parliament is responsible for British national
politic. Local governments are responsible for
organizing of education, police and many others.
The Buckingham palace is the official
London residence of the British
Wheel of review of London:
Both the London Eye and the Millennium Wheel,
this huge 443-foot wheel on the South Bank of
river Thames gives a fabulous bird's eye view of
Big Ben Clock Tower in London:
Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the
north end of the Palace of Westminster in London.
Westminster Abbey, located near the
Houses of Parliament, is more a historical
site than a religious site.
Trafalgar Square, the largest square in
London, is often considered the heart of
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St. Paul's Cathedral:
Stands as a symbol and focus of the presence
of God in the world and is served by a
community of people who work and worship in
Hyde Park is one of the largest
parks in central London, and one
of the Royal Parks of London,
famous for its Speakers' Corner.
The British museum is a main
museum of the British empire
and one of the largest museums
of the world. Third on visited
museum of the world.
The British museum:
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