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Name:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Location: British Isles, north-west of Europe.

Ocean: Atlantic

Seas: North, Irish.

GB -- English Cannel -- France.

Kingdom à England -----------------à rose

à Scotland -------------------à thistle floral emblem

à Wales ----------------------à daffodil

à Northern Ireland ---------à shamrock

Territory: > 244,000 sq. km.

Population: > 56 mln. from Roman, Saxon, Viking invaders; native – Celts (Wales,

Scotland, Ireland).

Capital: London.

Highlands: n. – w., low mountains, lakes.

Lowlands: vast plain.

Rivers: not long : Severn - longest, rather deep ; Thames - deepest.

Climate: warm, damp, mild – whole year.

Industrial development: high - iron and steel, machinery, electronics, chemicals,

textile, aircraft, ships, navigation equipment.

The Political System of Great Britain

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