The United Kingdomof GreatBritain and Northern Ireland issituated on the British Isles. TheBritish Isles consist of 2 largeislands, Great Britain andIreland, and about 5000 smallislands.The British Isles are separatedfromthe European continent bythe North Sea and the EnglishChannel. The western coast ofGreat Britain is washed by theAtlantic Ocean and the IrishSea.TheIrishSeathe English Channel
The north and the west of England are mountainous, but mountains are notvery high. BEN NAVIS in Scotland is the highest mountain (1343 m)
The greatest writer of Great BritainWilliam Shakespeare(26.04.1564 – 23.04.1616)Charles Dikkens(07.02.1812 – 09.06.1870)
The great composers of Great BritainSir Edvard El’gar(02.06.1857 – 23.02.1934)Benjamin Britten(22.11.1913 – 04.12.1976)
Great painter of Great BritainThomas Geynsboro(14 May 1727 – 2 August 1788)Self-portrait
Morning walk(Portrait of U. Khellet with his wife)Thomas GeynsboroGreat painter of Great Britain
Blue boyThomas GeynsboroGreat painter of Great Britain
John Konstebl’(11 June 1776 – 31 March 1837)Self-portraitGreat painter of Great Britain
Cart for a hayJohn Konstebl’Great painter of Great Britain
Cathedral of Solsberi from episcopacy gardenJohn Konstebl’Great painter of Great Britain
An official church of England is the christian anglican church. The head ofanglican church is the queen. A main priest is archbishop Kenteberiyskiy.Kenteberiysk cathedral – one ofthe oldest and known building inGreat Britain.Rouen Williams – LordArchbishop KentebeiyskiyRELIGION IN GREAT BRITAN
The symbol of England is the Red RoseThe symbol of England is the Red Rose The symbol of Wales is the DaffodilThe symbol of Wales is the DaffodilThe symbol of Scotland is the Thistle The symbol of Northern Ireland is the
THE UK IS A CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY. IN LOW, THE HEAD OF STATE ISTHE QUEEN. IN PRACTICE, THE QUEEN REIGNS, BUT DOES NOT RULE. THECOUNTRY IS RULED BY THE ELECTED GOVERNMENT WITH THE PRIMEMINISTER AT THE HEAD.Buckingham Palace is the Londonhome of the Queen. When the flag isflying on the top she is at home.
Coronation of Elisabeth II in1953.The head of state is queen Elisabeth IIQueen Elisabeth II , she’s 80 birth in2006.Wedding of princess Elisabethand columb Edinbug in 1947.
The living Tower of LondonThe Tower of London wasfounded in 1078 when Williamthe Conqueror ordered the WhiteTower to be built inside the SEangle of the City walls, adjacentto the Thames. This was as muchto protect the Normans from thepeople of the City of London asto protect London from outsideinvaders. William ordered theTower to be built of Caen stone,which he had specially importedfrom France, and appointedGundulf, Bishop of Rochester asthe architect.
Meet The RavensThere are seven ravens at theTower today ( the required sixplus one spare!) Their names areHardey, Thor, Odin, Gwyllum,Cedric, Hugine and Munin. Theirlodgings are to be found next tothe Wakefield Tower.
BeefeatersThe name Beefeaters is thought tocome from the French word -buffetier. Buffetiers were guards inthe palace of French kings. Theyprotected the kings food.Beefeaters were originallyestablished in 1485 as King HenryVIIs bodyguard, immediately afteris victory at Bosworth. They arebest known for their scarlet andgold dress uniforms which datefrom 1552 and are worn on stateoccasions.
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