The capital city of England and the United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, and the largest urban zone in the European Union according to some measures. Located on the River Thames, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its founding by the Romans, who called it Londinium. London's ancient core, the City of London, largely retains its square- mile mediaeval boundaries. Since at least the 19th century, the name London has also referred to the metropolis developed around this core. The bulk of this conurbation forms the London region and the Greater London administrative area, [ governed by the elected Mayor of London and the London Assembly.
Britain is known as a country of traditions. Many of them have survived from ancient times, and the Londoners always honor them. 1.Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace Royal. 2.The ceremony of the keys 3.Thames Festival speakers Corner 4.Easter 5.Christmas 6.New Year
The capital city of Scotland and the seat of the Scottish Parliament. It is the second largest city in Scotland and the seventh most populous in the United Kingdom. The City of Edinburgh Council governs one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas. The council area includes urban Edinburgh and a 30 square miles (78 km 2 ) rural area. Located in the south east of Scotland, Edinburgh lies on the east coast of the Central Belt, along the Firth of Forth, near the North Sea.
Edinburgh has a large number of museums and libraries, many of which are national institutions. 1.the Royal Museum 2.the National Library of Scotland 3.National War Museum of Scotland 4.the Museum of Edinburgh 5.the Museum of Childhood.
1. James Archer ( ) - Scottish artist. 2. Irvine Welsh (1958) - a popular contemporary writer 3. Robert Louis Stevenson ( ) - writer and poet, author of world famous adventure novels and stories 4. JK Rowling (1965) - a modern writer, the author of a series of novels about Harry Potter 5. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ( ) - a famous writer, author of detective novels about Sherlock Holmes 6. Sir Walter Scott ( ) - the world-famous writer 7. Alexander Bell ( ) - inventor and founder of Telephony Doig, Peter - a British artist who works in the tradition of magic realism 8. Sir Sean Connery (1930) - a famous actor and producer, who plays James Bond 9. James Clerk Maxwell ( ) - physicist, founder of classical electrodynamics 10. Mary I Stuart ( ) - Queen of Scots
A city, unitary authority area and ceremonial county in South West England, with an estimated population of 433,100 for the unitary authority in 2009,and a surrounding Larger Urban Zone (LUZ) with an estimated 1,070,000 residents in It is England's sixth and the United Kingdom's eighth most populous city, one of the group of English Core Cities and the most populous city in South West England.
1. Bristol Cathedral 2. Church of St Mary Redcliffe 3. The Gothic church of St. mark 4. University of Bristol 5. School Kolstona
1. Simon Farquhar, writer 2. Denis Law, football player 3. Scott Booth, former striker for Aberdeen F.C. and the Scottish national football team 4. James Gibbs, 18th century architect 5. George Jamesone, Scotland's first eminent painter 6. Stanley Robertson, singer and storyteller 7. Archibald Simpson, architect, influential in design of Aberdeens's modern centre 8. John Rattray, professional skateboarder who appeared in the 2007 video game Skate
A city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England. Manchester lies within one of the United Kingdom's largest Metropolitan areas.
A city and metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England, along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary. As with other large cities, Liverpool is an important cultural centre within the United Kingdom, incorporating music, performing arts, museums and art galleries, literature and nightlife amongst others. In 2008, the cultural heritage of the city was celebrated with the city holding the title of European Capital of Culture, during which time a wide range of cultural celebrations took place in the city, including Go Superlambananas! and La Princesse.
1. Liverpool Town Hall ( , architect John Wood) 2. St. George's Hall ( ) - a grand public building in the Victorian neo-Greek style 3. A column of Wellington ( ) - was erected in memory of the British victory at Waterloo 4. Liverpool Anglican Cathedral - the Gothic Revival, XX century 5. Liverpool Catholic Cathedral - Modernism, Superlambanana - a monument to "bananoyagnenku"
In Liverpool, you can visit several museums: 1. Liverpool Museum 2. Liverpool branch of the Tate Gallery 3. Museum of Liverpool Life 4. The Beatles Museum
In two well-known Liverpool based professional soccer team, serving in the English Premier League "Liverpool" - was founded in 1892, is based at the stadium, "Enfield and "Everton" - was founded in 1878, is based at the stadium, "Goodison Park". Also in town there are several rugby teams.