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1 WALES Basic facts Geography Symbols Cardiff, culture VY_32_INOVACE_14-09

2 Basic facts  Wales = Cymru = ‘krajan’  mountainous  modern Celtic nation  bilingual country  limited autonomy, united with England in 1536  from 1301 title Prince of Wales = British successor to the throne  agricultural / wool, metal industry, coal mining

3 Geography  south – west of Great Britain  3 million inhabitants  a peninsula with some islands - Isle of Anglesey  capital Cardiff,Swansea, Newport  mountains  Snowdonia/Snowdon - 1085, Cambrian Mount.

4 Snowdonia Autor: Vellela, Název: Moel Eilio.jpg Zdroj:

5 Symbols  a Welsh flag  a flag of St David / a patron  a dragon  daffodil  a leek  sheep breeding  soccer, rugby, cricket

6 Cardiff  Cardiff Castle – a Roman fortress, 12th cent.  Pierhead Building – ‘Baby Big Ben’  Mermaid Quay – shopping district  Senedd – National Assembly for Wales  Millennium Stadium – 1999, concerts, rugby, football, motorsports

7 Millennium Stadium Autor: Nick Smith, Název: Millennium Stadium Cardiff.jpg Zdroj: ardiff.jpg Pierhead Building Autor: Lilo Lil (Eiona Roberts), Název: Pierhead building-Cardiff Bay.jpg Zdroj: Cardiff_Bay.jpg

8 Culture  harp, hornpipe  music: folk music, Bonnie Tyler  drama: C. Z - Jones, A. Hopkins  dance: folk, clog, step  festival: Llangollen National Eisteddfod

9 On the coast Autor: Jamieo, Název: ThreeCliffsBay.jos.500pix.jpg Zdroj: http: 500pix.jpg Dolwyddelan Castle Autor: Nigel Homer, Název: Dolwyddelan Castle2.jpg Zdroj: http: le2.jpg

10 Thank you for your attention. Autor DUM: Mgr. Darina Sikorová

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