3. Brief History of the United
On May 1,1707, the Kingdom of England and the
Kingdom of Scotland merged as a political union
known as the United Kingdom of Britain.
Queen Anne is the first monarch of the United
Kingdom of Great Britain.
4. The Languages spoken in thew
The official language of the country is English and spoken
by over 90% of the country's population.
French and German Are usually trained as the second
languages in Scotland and England.
Students are required to learn a second languageto some
level of England( up to 14 year old) and Scotland (up to 16
5. The Culture of the United KIngdom
The United Kingdom was formed as a Protestant Christian
Other religious practice in the country include Buddhism,
Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Roman Catholicism.
century, English noveel expand much greater range
and terribly improve by immigrants writers and up to now the
leading English literary form still continues.
6. ➲ Football is the
national sport of
the counry which
7. Religious Beliefs in United
Individuals in the country are free to decide and stick to their
own religious faith.
The major religion among British is Christianity.
Other religion exercised in the country are Baha'is,
Buddhists, Hindus , Jews Muslims , Sikhs and
8. The country has no natrional dress. In England , the
national symbols which they consider are military
uniforms like Beefeater or the Queens Guard.
Music in the country include rock music(rock bands are
The Beatles , Black Sabbath , Duran , The Rolling Stone).
9. The economy of UK comprises of the economies of
England , Scotland , Wales and Northern
Ireland. With a GDP (PPP) PER capita of about $
2.77 trillion in 2007 , it is the 3rd
in Europe next to Germany and France and the 5th
bigggest in the world in terms ogf market exchange
rate. Its capital London is the one financial centres
of the world on par with New York.
The Economy of the United
14. Forth Bridge is a cantilever
railway bridge over the
Firth of Forth in the east
of Scotland, 9 miles west of
central Edinburgh. It was
opened on 4 March 1890
and spans a total length of
15. Durdle Door is a natural
limestone arch on the Jurassic
Coast near Lulworth in Dorset,
England. It is privately owned
by the Welds, a family who
owns 12,000 acres in Dorset in
the name of the Lulworth
Estate. It is open to the publicc
16. Trafalgar Square is a public
space and tourist attraction
in central London, built
around the area formerly
known as Charing Cross. It
is situated in the borough of
the City of Westminster.
17. Tower Bridge is a combined
bascule and suspension
bridge in London which
crosses the River Thames.
It is close to the Tower of
London, from which it
takes its name, and has
become an iconic symbol of
18. The London Underground
is a public metro system
serving a large part of
Greater London and
parts of the counties of
19. The London Eye is a giant
Ferris wheel on the South
Bank of the River Thames
in London. Also known as
the Millennium Wheel, its
official name was
originally the British
Airways London Eye
20. Buckingham Palace is the
official London residence and
principal wokplace of the
British monarch. Located in
the City of Westminster,
the palace is a setting for
state occasions and royal
21. Hyde Park is one of the
largest parks in west London,
and one of the Royal Parks of
London, famous for its
Speakers' Corner. The park
was the site of the Great
Exhibition of 1851, for which
the Crystal Palace was
designed by Joseph Paxton.