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  1. 1. The United Kingdom<br />
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  3. 3. Prince Harry<br />Prince William<br />Prince Charles<br />Queen Elizabeth<br />Princess Anne<br />Princess Diana<br />Prince Edward<br />
  4. 4. ENGLAND<br />
  5. 5. The national emblem of England is a red rose<br />The capital city is London, the largest city in Europe, and the world’s biggest financial centre<br />The saint of England is St George<br />
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  7. 7. ENGLISH FOOD<br />Cream Tea<br />Roast <br />Beef<br />English Breakfast<br />
  8. 8. SPORT IN <br />ENGLAND<br />Rugby<br />Football<br />Cricket<br />
  9. 9. DID YOU KNOW...<br /><ul><li>The English drink the most tea of any nation in the world
  10. 10. The highest temperature EVER recorded in England was 38°C
  11. 11. Policemen in England don’t carry guns
  12. 12. The stamp was invented in England
  13. 13. London Zoo is the world’s oldest public zoo</li></li></ul><li>SCOTLAND<br />
  14. 14. The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh<br />The national emblem of Scotland is the purple thistle<br />The saint of Scotland is St Andrew<br />
  15. 15. Bagpipes<br />Kilt<br />Tartan<br />Edinburgh Castle<br />
  16. 16. Whisky<br />Haggis<br />SCOTTISH FOOD<br />Shortbread<br />
  17. 17. The Highland Games<br />(traditional athletics championship)<br />SPORT IN <br />SCOTLAND<br />Rugby<br />
  18. 18. DID YOU KNOW...<br /><ul><li>Scotland has nearly 800 islands
  19. 19. Scotland had the first fire brigade
  20. 20. Scotland invented waterproof coats
  21. 21. Scotland’s largest city is Glasgow, but it is not the capital</li></li></ul><li>WALES<br />
  22. 22. The capital of Wales is Cardiff<br />The national emblem of Wales is the daffodil<br />The saint of Wales is St David<br />
  23. 23. Wales is famous for its countryside, castles and having lots of sheep!<br />Penrhyn Castle<br />
  24. 24. The Welsh are famous for their rugby team<br />Catherine Zeta Jones is a famous welsh actress<br />Welsh Rarebit is a traditional snack of melted cheese on toast<br />
  25. 25. DID YOU KNOW...<br /><ul><li>Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch</li></ul>is a town in Wales, the longest name of any place in the world.<br /><ul><li>Mount Everest was named after a welsh geographer George Everest
  26. 26. 22% of welsh people claim they can speak welsh
  27. 27. A welsh man invented sleeping bags</li></li></ul><li>IRELAND<br />
  28. 28. <ul><li>Ireland is divided into two parts – Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland
  29. 29. The capital of Northern Ireland is Belfast
  30. 30. The capital of Republic of Ireland is Dublin
  31. 31. Northern Ireland belongs to the UK, Republic of Ireland doesn’t
  32. 32. The national emblem of Ireland is the shamrock
  33. 33. The saint of Ireland is St Patrick</li></ul>Northern Irish flag<br />
  34. 34. Ireland is famous for its green countryside because it rains A LOT in Ireland!<br />
  35. 35. There is a mythical Irish creature called a leprechaun. <br />We say there is a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow<br />The leprechauns are <br />said to steal the gold<br />
  36. 36. The tradition Irish meal is Irish Stew (containing meat, gravy, potatoes, carrots and dumplings)<br />Ireland is famous for the beer Guinness<br />
  37. 37. DID YOU KNOW....<br /><ul><li>Ireland is the biggest exporter of software in Europe. Google, Microsoft, Dell, Apple and Intel all have Europe headquarters in Ireland
  38. 38. The Irish are the second biggest drinkers of beer in the world (after the Czech Republic)
  39. 39. 88% of Irish are Catholic
  40. 40. The submarine was invited in Ireland</li>