The British Isles    England, Scotland, Wales,      Northern Ireland and                                ©sp     The Republ...
©sp    The British Isles2
©sp    The United Kingdom3
©sp    United Kingdom of Great Britain and    Northern Ireland    Official name: United Kingdom of Great Britain and     ...
©sp           Mountains and hills - UK    At 1,344 metres, Ben Nevis is the highest peak in the UK.    The ten tallest mou...
©sp                    Lakes and Rivers - UK    The largest lakes    N. Ireland: Lough Neagh (147.39 sq mi, 381.74 km²)   ...
©sp    England7
©sp    Scotland8
©sp    Wales9
©sp     Northern Ireland10
©spThe Republic of Ireland                          11
©sp                The Republic of Ireland     Official name: Republic of Ireland     Irish name: Éire     Capital: Dub...
©sp     Ireland – Rivers, mountains, lakesIrish RiverThe main river - River Shannon, 386 km (240 mi),The River Shannon ent...
©sp     The British Isles14
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British Regional Studies

  1. 1. The British Isles England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and ©sp The Republic of Ireland1
  2. 2. ©sp The British Isles2
  3. 3. ©sp The United Kingdom3
  4. 4. ©sp United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Official name: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Abbreviation: UK Capital: London Size: 244,101 km² Population: 60 million Borders: Irish Republic (south of Northern Ireland), Atlantic Ocean (north), North Sea (east), English Channel (south), Irish Sea (west, but east of Northern Ireland) Currency: Pound Sterling4
  5. 5. ©sp Mountains and hills - UK At 1,344 metres, Ben Nevis is the highest peak in the UK. The ten tallest mountains in the UK are all found in Scotland. The highest peaks in each part of the UK are: 1. Scotland: Ben Nevis (Nevis Range, 1,344 metres) 2. Wales: Snowdon (Cambrian Mountains, 1,085 metres) 3. England: Scafell Pike (Cumbrian Mountains, 977 metres) 4. Northern Ireland: Slieve Donard (Mourne Mountains, 852 metres) The lowest point of the UK is in the Fens of East Anglia, in England, parts of which lie up to 4 metres below sea level.5
  6. 6. ©sp Lakes and Rivers - UK The largest lakes N. Ireland: Lough Neagh (147.39 sq mi, 381.74 km²) Scotland: Loch Lomond (27.46 sq mi, 71.12 km²) England: Windermere (5.69 sq mi, 14.74 km²) Wales: Lake Vyrnwy (3.18 sq mi, 8.24 km²) Rivers: River Severn, River Thames, River Trent, River Great Ouse, River Wye6
  7. 7. ©sp England7
  8. 8. ©sp Scotland8
  9. 9. ©sp Wales9
  10. 10. ©sp Northern Ireland10
  11. 11. ©spThe Republic of Ireland 11
  12. 12. ©sp The Republic of Ireland Official name: Republic of Ireland Irish name: Éire Capital: Dublin Size: 70,282 km² Population: 3.5 million Borders: Northern Ireland (north), Irish Sea (east), Atlantic Ocean (south, west) Currency: Euro Official languages: English, Irish12
  13. 13. ©sp Ireland – Rivers, mountains, lakesIrish RiverThe main river - River Shannon, 386 km (240 mi),The River Shannon enters the Atlantic Ocean after Limerick cityat the Shannon Estuary.MountainThe highest peak is Carrauntoohil, which is 1,038 m (3,405 ft)high. It is in the Macgillycuddys Reeksin the south-west of theisland.LakesThe river Shannon develops into three lakes along its course,Lough Allen, Lough Ree, and Lough Derg. Of these, Lough Derg13 the biggest.is
  14. 14. ©sp The British Isles14

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