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  1. 1. GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND Tiia Kalberg Tartu Annelinna Gümnaasium Inglise keel 5. klass II kooliaste Koolitaja Tiit Mauer Ülevaade Suurbritannia ja Põhja-Iirimaa sümboolikast
  2. 2. THE NAME <ul><li>The UK of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>Area 244110 sq km </li></ul><ul><li>Population 57 million </li></ul><ul><li>Capital London </li></ul>
  3. 3. THE BRITISH FLAG <ul><li>… known as the Union Jack, is a combination of three flags:the Saint Andrew`s cross, the Saint Patrick`s cross and the Saint George´s cross. </li></ul>
  4. 4. THE NATHIONAL ANTHEM <ul><li>… is the oldest in the world, established in 1745 and based on a song of the 17 th century. </li></ul>
  5. 5. ENGLAND <ul><li>Area: 131000 sq km </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 48 million people </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: London </li></ul><ul><li>Language: English </li></ul>
  6. 6. THE ENGLISH FLAG <ul><li>The Saint George´s cross is the English flag. </li></ul><ul><li>Saint George`s Day is celebrated on 23 April. </li></ul>
  7. 7. THE EMBLEM OF ENGLAND <ul><li>The red rose became the emblem of England after the War of the Roses (1455-1485) which was the war of the dynasties for the English throne. </li></ul>
  8. 8. WALES <ul><li>Area: 20761 sq km </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 29 million people </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Cardiff </li></ul><ul><li>Language: English, Welsh </li></ul>
  9. 9. THE WELSH FLAG <ul><li>… shows a dragon. </li></ul><ul><li>Saint David is the patron saint of Wales. </li></ul><ul><li>Saint David`s Day is celebrated on 1 March. </li></ul>
  10. 10. THE EMBLEM OF WALES <ul><li>The daffodil is Welshmen`s national emblem. </li></ul>
  11. 11. SCOTLAND <ul><li>Area: 78800 sq km </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 5 million people </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Language: English,Gaelick </li></ul>
  12. 12. THE SCOTTISH FLAG <ul><li>The Saint Andrew`s cross is the Scottish flag. </li></ul><ul><li>Saint Andrew`s Day is celebrated on 30 November. </li></ul>
  13. 13. THE EMBLEM OF SCOTLAND <ul><li>The thistle, the national emblem of Scotland was chosen as such because it saved the country from the enemy. </li></ul>
  14. 14. NORTHERN IRELAND <ul><li>Area: 14160 sq km </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 1,6 million people </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Belfast </li></ul><ul><li>Language: Irish, English </li></ul>
  15. 15. THE FLAG OF NORTHERN IRELAND <ul><li>Ulster is the name used today for six counties of Northern Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>The flag represents these six counties. </li></ul>
  16. 16. THE EMBLEM OF IRELAND <ul><li>The shamrock, the emblem of the Irish is proudly worn on St.Patrick`s Day, March 17. </li></ul>