UNITED KINGDOM Mónica Martín Cartes Paula Martínez Hernández 1. THE UK The UK is a sovereign state. The Entire name of UK is United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The nations belonging to the UK are England, Northern England, Scotland and Wales. The UK is a city. The name of the British Anthem is God Save the Queen. The UK currency is the Pound (£1=€1.1113) 2. THE UNION JACK •St. Andrew’s Cross (Scotland) •St. George’s Cross (England) •St. Patrick’s Cross (Ireland) It isn’t official. 3. GEOGRAPHY OF THE UK In the UK, there is Wales, England, Scotland and Northern England. Its principal rivers are the Severn, Thames, Humber, Tees, Tyne, Tweed, Avon, Exe and Mersey. The main mountains ridges are Cumbrian Mountains, the Pennines and limestone hills of the Peak District, Exmoor and Dartmoor. The capital of UK is London. The population in UK is about 62,008,048 people. In London, is about 7,556,900 people. 4. BRITISH FOOD The main course is Breakfast. Fish and chips Yorkshire Pudding British food is unhealthy because all the food is fried. Roast Beef 5. THE CLIMATE In Britain, is usually rainy and windy. The average temperature is between -11ºC and 35ºC. 6. DRIVING IN THE UK They drive on the left because in the antiquity, when they were fighting ridding a horse, in the right hand they took the sword, and with the left hand they took the rains. 7. SPORTS IN THE UK CRICKET FOOTBALL tennis RUGBY 8. Entertainment the 60s the 70s Queen the 80s Pet Shop Boys the 90s Spice Girls the Noughties ACTORS Daniel Radcliffe Charlie Chaplin Sean Connery DIRECTORS Danny Boyle FILMS POETS Thomas More John Milton William Shakespeare DRAMATISTS William Shakespeare Mary Shelley Cristopher Marlowe NOVELISTS Geoffrey Chaucer Samuel Richardson Jane Austen West End Theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of London's ‘ Theatreland', the West End. 9. POLITICS • The Queen of the UK is Elizabeth II. • The Prime Minister is David Cameron. He belong to the Conservative Party. 10. The UK is member of the European Union.