Posted by: Sara | 25/01/2016

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is a European country. The United Kingdom was formed on January 1, 1801. Most people in the UK speak English. There are five more native languages. They are Welsh in Wales, Gaelic and Scots in Scotland and Northern Ireland, Irish in Northern Ireland, and Cornish in Cornwall.

The UK is made up of three different countries: Wales, England and Scotland and one province Northern Island. Around 65 million people live in the UK.

It’s been a member of European Union since 1973, but British people use Great Britain pound.

If you go to London you can visit: Buckingham Palace, Westminster Palace and Big Ben, London Eye and Madame Tussauds London. If you prefer walking you can see Hyde Park, St. James’s Park and Regent’s Park.

In the UK you can see Stonehenge, a prehistoric monument located in Wiltshire or you can go to Roman Baths, a site of historical interest.

Sources
[1] Wikipedia Contributors, «United Kingdom – Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia». [Online]. Available: https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom. [Accessed 11-Jan-2016].
[2]Wikipedia Contributors, «United Kingdom – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia». [Online]. Available: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom. [Accessed: 11-Jan-2016].
[3]European Union, «EUROPA – United Kingdom in the EU». [Online]. Available: http://europa.eu/about-eu/countries/member-countries/unitedkingdom/index_en.htm. [Accessed: 18-Jan-2016].
[4]Mandy Barrow, «Is the UK the same as Britain, Great Britain and England?». [Online]. Available: http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/britain/uk.htm. [Accessed: 25-Jan-2016].
[5]Wikipedia Contributors, «Stonehenge – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia». [Online]. Available: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stonehenge. [Accessed: 25-Jan-2016].

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