Great britain

In general:
• Official language: English
• Capital city: London
• Population: 60,2 habitants
• Form of government: parliamentary monarchy
• Head of state: Queen Elizabeth ll.
• Currency: pence & Great Britain pounce
• National anthem: God Save the Queen

The map: (PICTURE)

The Climate:
• In the south it is drier and warmer as in north
• Temperatures in Britain:
• In January : between 3 – 7 °C
• In July : between 11 – 17 °C
• More than a half of the year is the sky clouded
• Very rainy in Great Britain

The Geography:
• Flat areas
• Rivers Tees an Exe divides the island in two imagine parts:
• A very flat one
• One is buildet by hills
• Most important mountain chains:
• The Cumbrian Mountains, The Peak District, The Cotswolds, The Chilterns
• The largest rivers:
• Themse, Severn, Trent, Great Ouse, Humber
• The largest cities:
• London, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, Leeds, Bristol und Newcastle-upon-Tyne
• The highest mountain:
• Ben Nevis (1.344 meters) in Scotland

The flag: (PICTURE)

About the flag:
• The flag …
… is sometimes called Union Jack
… was first used in 1801
… is a combination of the flags
– Of England (the cross of St. George)
– Of Scotland (the cross of ST. Andrew)
– Of Ireland (the cross of St. Patrick)

Religion:
• Christian: 71,8 %
• Muslim: 2,8 %
• Hindu: 1,0 %
• Sikh: 0,6 %
• Jewish: 0,5 %
• Buddhist: 0,3 %
• Any other religion: 0,3 %
• All non-Christian religious population: 5,4 %
• No religion: 15,1 %
• Religion not stated: 7,8 %

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