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Geography Of The UK
Geography Of The UK
Geography Of The UK
Geography Of The UK
Geography Of The UK
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Geography Of The UK

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  • 1. Geography and facts about the UK By Jeni Prettyman
  • 2. Map of the UK
  • 3. Cities in the UK <ul><li>London is the capital of Britain. It has a population of over 7 million people. </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiff is the capital of Wales. Over 320,000 people live here. </li></ul><ul><li>Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. The Scottish parliament can be found here. </li></ul><ul><li>The Scottish parliament : </li></ul>
  • 4. Geographical features <ul><li>The highest mountain in the UK is called Ben Nevis. It is in Scotland. </li></ul><ul><li>The longest river is the River Severn in Wales/England. It often floods. </li></ul><ul><li>The River Severn: </li></ul>
  • 5. Geographical features <ul><li>The biggest lake is Lough Neagh in Northern Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>Another famous lake is Loch Ness in Scotland. Some people believe that a monster called Nessie lives here. </li></ul>
  • 6. Facts and figures <ul><li>Over 60 million people live in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>83% of the population live in England. </li></ul><ul><li>The average summer temperature is 15.5 degrees. </li></ul>
  • 7. Languages <ul><li>English is the 1 st language of the UK </li></ul><ul><li>Other official languages are Welsh (in Wales) and Scottish Gaelic (in Scotland) </li></ul>
  • 8. Two famous places <ul><li>Stonehenge is in south-west England. It was built 5000 years ago and may have been a church. </li></ul><ul><li>Tintagel is a castle in Cornwall which may have been the home of King Arthur. </li></ul>

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