UK of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Northern Ireland is situated on the British Isles. It consists of
four parts: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. England,
Wales and Scotland occupy the territory of Great Britain. Northern
Ireland is situated in the northern part of Ireland. The territory of
the United Kingdom is about 244 square kilometres. It's the 75th place
among other countries in the world. The population is over 55
million. About 80% of the population is urban. The capital of the
country is London. In the north G.B. is washed by the Atlantic Ocean
and in the east it is washed by the North Sea.
weather in GB is very changeable. A fine morning can change into a
wet afternoon and evening and vice versa. The English people
say: "Other countries have a climate; in England we have
United Kingdom is a monarchy and the Queen is the head of state.
The capital of England is London. Magic England has beautiful
landscapes. The symbol of England is a red rose.
The capital of Wales is Cardiff. There are many daffodils in the
The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh. It is famous for bagpipers.
Some men wear kilts. A thistle is the symbol of Scotland.
Ireland. The capital of this country is Belfast. Ulster is an old
name. The symbol is a shamrock and a red hand.