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United Kingdom
By:
Sai (and Priyal)
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This is the U.K. flag.
The capital city of U.K. is London.
Languages that are spoken include:
English(official)
Welsh
Irish
Scottish
1.
Tower bridge on the Thames river

2.
Big Ben and Parliament

3.
Stonehenge

4.
Salisbury Cathedral
Major tourist attractions
The list of countries U.K
trades with :
Trading with United Kingdom
1.
2.
3.
4.
Canada Poland
U.S.A. United Arab Emirates
Spain India
France Australia
Switzerland Singapore
Italy Hong Kong
Belgium China
Netherlands Japan
Germany Russia
Sweden Ireland
United Kingdom buys raw materials
(needed for manufacturing). U.K. also buys tobacco and beverages.

United Kingdom sells : machinery, cars,
electronic equipment, chemicals, oil, financial services, scotch and Irish whiskey.

The largest market U.K. sells to and the second largest supplier is, the United States. the second largest market U.K. sells to and the largest supplier is Germany.
75% of U.K. is used for agriculture.
Some crops that are grown in U.K.
are potatoes, fruits, sugar beets, grains
(wheat and barley) and hay.

Fruits include Apples, pears, cherries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, blackcurrants, gooseberries, plums, damsons, rhubarb, peach, grapes, blackberries, redcurrants and more
Agriculture
sugar beets
wheat
potatoes
Maps
Major cities of U.K.
Major rivers of U.K.
Mountain ranges
in U.K.
U.K. 's climate is mild.
There is snow during winter.

Lowland and southern regions
average temperatures :
Winter= 4 degrees C
Summer= 17 degrees C

Highland and Southern regions
average temperatures :
Winter= -1 degrees C
Summer=12 degrees C
Climate
May and June are the driest months

October and December receive the most rainfall
The official language is English,
which is spoken by 95% of the
population .

Williams Shakespeare is often called
the national poet of England. He wrote
the famous "Romeo and Juliet" and
"Macbeth".

Jane Austin, Charles Dickens, and The
Bronte sisters are famous Authors. J.K.
Rowling is a famous writer. She wrote the
Harry Potter series.
Culture
Language/ The Arts
Sports played and started in Britain include :

Cricket (England's national sport)
Football/Soccer (most popular sport)
Lawn Tennis
Golf
Rugby
Sports
lucky to meet a black cat to walk under a ladder
lucky to touch wood 7 years of bad luck for breaking a mirror
four leaf clovers spilling salt
horse shoes open an umbrella indoors
catching falling leaves in Autumn shoes on the table
Beliefs/ Superstitions
(cc) image by anemoneprojectors on Flickr
Good
Bad
The most popular dish is curry.
Their food is mainly based on meat.
Such as beef, lamb, pork, chicken,fish and
generally served with potatoes or one other vegetable. Traditional dishes include Beef and Kidney pie, roast beef and Yorkshire and Shepherds' pie.

Scotland and Wales- mostly meat

England and Northern Ireland-mostly vegetables
Food
curry (chicken)
yorkshirepudding
January:

New years day
Twelfth night (when Christmas decorations are taken down)
Twelfth day (the arrival of the three wise men)

February :

Valentines day

April:

Easter Sunday and Easter Monday

July:

Tynwald day (National holiday of Isle of men)Isle of men is one of the British Isle in the Irish sea.

August:

Lammas day (harvest festival)
Yorkshire day

October:

Halloween

November:

Rememberence day

December:

Christmas (most widely celebrated in U.K)
Holidays
U.K.'s natural resources:

Coal -the most plentiful and major fuel source for generating electricity

Oil and Natural gas - in the North Sea, U.K. is the world's 10th largest oil producer in the world

Mineral sources - not plentiful in the U.K.

Limestone, slate, sand, gravel, chalk, talc, clay, and gypsum- mined in sufficient quantities to supply the country's needs.
Natural Resources
-Central and Southern England and Central Lowlands of Scotland produce
ships, aircrafts, locomotives, automobiles, electronic equipment, and textiles

-Iron and steel

-Textiles= yarn,rope, carpets, wool (7th largest producer of wool)

-Metals=Tin and Zinc
Manufacturing
Currency
The British currency is called "Pounds".
One Pound equals to $1.60
The End
Street Views
UK street
Brampton, Downtown street
Irish whiskey
Tobacco plants
Coal
Oil
Limestone
Textiles
Ship
Website:
Website:

www.wikipedia.org

www. garudian.co.uk
www.kwintessential.co.uk
www.oanda.com
Books:

Book:
United Kingdom
Author:
Rachel Bean
Year of Publication:
2008

Destination Detectives

Rob Bowden

2006

Focus on the United Kingdom

Alex Woolf

2006

Looking at Great Britain

Jillian Powell

2007
Resources
The population is over 60 million people.
The religions of UK :

Christian(71.1%),Muslim(2.7%),Hindu(1%),other(1.6%),none(23.1%)
The dialing code for United Kingdom is
44
Facts
about
UK
Last updated in 2001
The differences between British and American English.
Williams Shakespeare
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 2.0 miles (3.2 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of a circular setting of large standing stones
The Mystery of Stonehenge
Stonehenge Mystery
U.K. has no traditional dress.
Scotland's National dress is a Kilt .
The Kilt is worn around the waist.
Wales's national dress is a long skirt
with a petticoat and topped with a shawl.
Clothing
Harry Potter is a series of seven fantasy novels written by the British author J. K. Rowling. The books included the adventures of a wizard, Harry Potter, and his friends Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger, all of them are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
Harry Potter!!
Harry Potter
movie trailers (all 8)
England v Italy | Euro 2012 Quarter Finals
U.K National Anthem
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