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The United Kingdom
The UK <ul><li>The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>Made up of 4 different countrie...
The UK The Union Flag PM David Cameron and Queen Elizabeth II The Pound The United Kingdom is a Constitutional Monarchy. O...
England <ul><li>The biggest of the 4 countries in the United Kingdom. </li></ul><ul><li>Population of about 52 million. </...
 
Scotland <ul><li>The second biggest country in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>Population of about 5 million </li></ul><ul><li>E...
 
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Wales <ul><li>The third largest country within the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>Population of about 3 million. </li></ul><ul><li>...
 
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Northern Ireland <ul><li>The smallest country in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>Population of about 2 million. </li></ul><ul><l...
 
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  1. 1. The United Kingdom
  2. 2. The UK <ul><li>The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>Made up of 4 different countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>Population of about 62 million. </li></ul><ul><li>English </li></ul><ul><li>London </li></ul><ul><li>God Save the Queen </li></ul>
  3. 3. The UK The Union Flag PM David Cameron and Queen Elizabeth II The Pound The United Kingdom is a Constitutional Monarchy. Officially the Queen is in charge but she has no real power. The Prime Minister makes all the big decisions. The United Kingdom is part of the European Union but does not use the Euro.
  4. 4. England <ul><li>The biggest of the 4 countries in the United Kingdom. </li></ul><ul><li>Population of about 52 million. </li></ul><ul><li>English and Cornish </li></ul><ul><li>London </li></ul><ul><li>Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle </li></ul><ul><li>Has no national anthem of its own – uses the UK national anthem. </li></ul><ul><li>St George </li></ul>St George’s Cross
  5. 6. Scotland <ul><li>The second biggest country in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>Population of about 5 million </li></ul><ul><li>English and Scots Gaelic </li></ul><ul><li>Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Glasgow and Aberdeen </li></ul><ul><li>Flower of Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>St Andrew </li></ul><ul><li>Scotland has its own parliament and creates some laws but not all. The First Minister of Scotland is Alex Salmond. </li></ul>St Andrew’s Cross
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  7. 9. Wales <ul><li>The third largest country within the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>Population of about 3 million. </li></ul><ul><li>English and Welsh </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiff </li></ul><ul><li>Swansea, Newport </li></ul><ul><li>Land of my Fathers </li></ul><ul><li>St David </li></ul><ul><li>Wales too has its own Parliament. The First Minster at the moment is Carwyn Jones. </li></ul>The Red Dragon
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  9. 12. Northern Ireland <ul><li>The smallest country in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>Population of about 2 million. </li></ul><ul><li>English and Irish Gaelic. </li></ul><ul><li>Belfast </li></ul><ul><li>Derry </li></ul><ul><li>Ireland’s Call/God Save the Queen </li></ul><ul><li>St Patrick </li></ul><ul><li>Like Scotland and Wales, Northern Ireland has its own Parliament but is a bit more complicated. There are two First Ministers – currently, they are Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness </li></ul>The Red Hand of Ulster
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