About the U.K.
Official Name: United Kingdom of Great Britain
and Northern Ireland
Official Language: English
Money: Pound sterling
Where is the United Kingdom?
The United Kingdom is also known as U.K.
The U.K. is in Europe in the Atlantic Ocean.
It is made up of four (4) nations:
History of the U.K.
The Picts were the first people to live in the U.K.
10,000 years ago.
Other groups ruled the U.K. such as the Celts,
Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, and Normans.
Britain became one of the most powerful
countries in the world through the trading
After World War I and II, Britain lost most the
countries it ruled.
Kings ruled the British government in the past.
A group of religious leaders and nobles helped
This group became known as the Parliament.
Parliament creates laws for the country.
A monarch is a king or queen in Britain.
Queen Elizabeth II is the monarch of Great
Queen Elizabeth II
She is the queen of
the United Kingdom.
The British flag is called
the Union Jack.
The United Kingdom is famous for sports and
Sports made in Britain are:
Many great writers are
Two famous writers