Great Britain


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Gret Britin is situted on the British Isles. The lrger of two big islnds is known s Gret Britin. The islnd of Gret Britin together with the neighboring minor islnds nd the northestern prt of Irelnd constitute the United Kingdom of Gret Britin nd Northern Irelnd.



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                                              Great Britain.

Great Britain is situated on the British Isles. They lie to the west of the continent of Europe. The larger of two big islands is known as Great Britain. The smaller island is Ireland, with Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. The island of Great Britain together with the neighboring minor islands and the northeastern part of Ireland constitute the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The country is usually called Great Britain (or England).

The total area of Great Britain is 244000 square kilometers. The west coast of the country is washed by waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea, east coast washed by the North Sea. The surface of England and Ireland is flat, but scurf ace of the Scotland and Wales is mountainous.

The rivers of Great Britain are very short. The Thames, the Severn and Clyde are the most important. There are many beautiful lakes in Great Britain.

There are four political divisions in the Great Britain:  England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

The population of the UK is about 60 million people. It has an average of 240 people per square kilometer. About nine-tenths of the people live in cities and towns. London is the capital of UK and largest city.

The UK has a mild climate. The sea winds also bring plentiful rain.

The UK is one of the world’s great manufacturing and trading nations . Service industries account for about two-thirds of the UK’s gross domestic product. Britain is still a leading industrial nation. Britain exports woolen and leather goods of high quality.


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