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Slideshow about the city of Manchester done by students in Siles high school

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  2. 2. <ul><li>Manchester is situated in the south-central part of North West England. </li></ul><ul><li>It has a population of 441,200 inhabitants. </li></ul><ul><li>The metropolitan county of Greater Manchester has an estimated population of 2,600,100. </li></ul>
  3. 3. GEOGRAPHY <ul><li>Manchester is 160 miles (257 km) northwest of London. </li></ul><ul><li>The city centre is on the east bank of the River Irwell. </li></ul><ul><li>The River Mersey flows through the south of Manchester. </li></ul>
  4. 4. SPORT <ul><li>Manchester is well-known for being a city of sport. </li></ul><ul><li>Two Premiership football clubs bear the city's name, Manchester United and Manchester City. </li></ul><ul><li>Manchester City's ground is at the City of Manchester Stadium (near 48,000 capacity) </li></ul><ul><li>Manchester United's Old Trafford ground, the largest club football ground in the United Kingdom, with a capacity of 76,000. </li></ul>
  5. 6. CULTURE <ul><li>MUSIC </li></ul><ul><li>Bands that have emerged from the Manchester music scene include The Smiths, The Buzzcocks, The Fall, Joy Division and its successor group New Order, Oasis, Doves and Ten. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>PERFORMING ARTS </li></ul><ul><li>Manchester has a thriving theatre, opera and dance scene, and is home to a number of large performance venues, including the Manchester Opera House. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES </li></ul><ul><li>Manchester's museums celebrate Manchester's Roman history . </li></ul><ul><li>The municipally-owned Manchester Art Gallery on Mosley Street houses a permanent collection of European painting, and has one of Britain's most significant collections of Pre-Raphaelite paintings. </li></ul>City Art Gallery The Museum of Science and Industry
  8. 9. BY: <ul><li>Ana Balderas Castellanos </li></ul><ul><li>Ariadna Nila Piñero Peña </li></ul><ul><li>María Cózar Carrascosa </li></ul>