4. the parts of great britainPresentation Transcript
The parts of Great Britain
The parts of GreatBritainEnglandScotlandWalesNorthern Ireland
England 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, and London. The location of the Capital of the U.K.
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 the world
Scotland 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 century 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 hasbeen dominated by heavy industryunderpinned by the shipbuilding inGlasgow, coal mining and steel industries.Scotlands primary exports include whisky,electronics and financial services.Tourism is widely recognised as a keycontributor to the Scottish economyEdinburg is one of Europes largestfinancial centres.
WalesIt is the smallest part of Great BritainThe capital of Wales is Cardiff Wales has over 1,200 km of coastline, and islargely mountainous, with its highest peaks inthe north and central areaThe national flower of Wales is the daffodil It has a population of 3,064,000. Has a total area of 20,779 km2.Strong Celtic Identity in Wales. The country is Bilingual with many forms of Celtic being spoken there.
Industry in Wales Steel industry Electronics Electrical engineering Tourism is very important to the Wales economy.
Northern Ireland It is the smallest part of Great Britain. – 13,840 km². 1,789,000 population. The main definite feature of Northern Ireland is «the greenness» The shamrock is the symbol of the country
Industry in Northern IrelandThe 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 textiles. most heavy industry has since been replaced by services, primarily the public sector.Tourism also plays a big role in the local economy.
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. located in?4. Which country has the smallest economy?5. Which country is bilingual?
In-Class ActivitiesSection review/presentation Groups present learned material about each country to classmates Artistic Presentation of each section