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1 English Speaking Countries

2 These days, many countries require children to learn English in school because it is the most common language used to conduct business. 2nd most widely spoken language in the world. Next to Chinese, English is the 2nd most widely spoken language in the world.

3 The following list shows all the native English speaking countries around the world.

4 United StatesUnited States United KingdomUnited Kingdom CanadaCanada AustraliaAustralia IrelandIreland South AfricaSouth Africa New ZealandNew Zealand

5 There are many countries they have adopted English as their national language India Philippines Jamaica and others.

6 Facts about the Geography of Great Britain Location: Western Europe Land Size : 244,820 sq km Land use:arable land:25% permanent pastures:46% forests and woodland:10% Natural resources: coal, petroleum, natural gas, tin, limestone, iron ore, salt, clay, chalk, gypsum, lead, silica, arable land Highest mountain: Ben Nevis in Scotland, at 1,343m (4,406 ft) above sea level. Longest river: The Severn, 322 km long, which rises in central Wales and flows to the Bristol Channel Britain's climate: Mild, normally not going much below zero even in the depths of winter, and never much above 25 degrees Celsius in summer. Most of the time it is between 10 and 20 degrees Celsius.

7 The British Isles include : Great Britain Ireland The Orkney and Shetland Islands The Isle of Man Hebrides The Isle of Wight Isles of Scilly Lundy Island The Channel Islands Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney and Sark.

8 Official Name : The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Population of Great Britain : people Currency of Great Britain : British pound (GBP) Capital City: London is the capital of the UK and of England Scotland. Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. Northern Ireland Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland. Wales. Cardiff is the capital of Wales. Main Cities: London, Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Cardiff Official Language: English Main Religion: Christianity

9 Symbols associated with London and England: River Thames River Thames Big BenBig Ben Westminster AbbeyWestminster Abbey Houses of ParliamentHouses of Parliament Royal Family - Buckingham PalaceRoyal Family - Buckingham Palace Union Jack ( Official flag of UK)Union Jack ( Official flag of UK) High Tea ( drinking tea in the late afternoon)High Tea ( drinking tea in the late afternoon) Bobbies ( nickname for policeman)Bobbies ( nickname for policeman) Double decker busDouble decker bus Black taxisBlack taxis

10 Big Ben

11 Westminster Abbey

12 Houses of Parliament

13 The Thames in London

14 Her Majesty The Queen's title in the United Kingdom 'Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland'. Her Majesty The Queen's title in the United Kingdom is: 'Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland'.


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