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The biggest cities of Great Britain Andres Veidenberg, Argo Mikk C.R.Jakobson Gymn. 11c Supervisors: Tiia Pukk, Marje Maasen Viljandi 2002.

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2 The biggest cities of Great Britain Andres Veidenberg, Argo Mikk C.R.Jakobson Gymn. 11c Supervisors: Tiia Pukk, Marje Maasen Viljandi 2002

3 Introduction  We are going to talk about the biggest cities of Great Britain  There are 10 biggest cities in Great Britain  All this cities have important part of Britain economy and culture

4 The biggest cities

5 Population of the cities

6 London  The capital of England  Is situated in south-eastern England along the Thames River  Founded by Romans in A.D. 43  One of the three main financial centres in the world  Parliament  The river Thames runs thorough the city

7 Transport in London  Double-deckers  Black taxis  Underground  Planes

8 London underground  Founded in 1870  One of the biggest in the world

9 London sights Westminster Abbey Windsor Castle Tower Bridge

10 Arms of London

11 Edinburgh  Capital of Scotland  Famous Edinburghers: Bell, Stevenson, Scott, Connery.  Coastal city

12 Bristol  The largest city in the South West  It has a great harbour  Home of Rolls Royce  The Concorde factory

13 Leeds  75 nationalities  731 Bede’s “History of English Church and People”  Centre of wool & sewing factory

14 Glasgow  Compaq  Scotland’s largest city  Fishing  Harbour city

15 Aberdeen  Oil Capital of Europe jobs  The world's first holographic 3D camera  It’s a coastal city

16 Manchester  10% of workers  Significant financial sector  The highest weekly earnings-£  Manchester United 

17 Birmingham  Second largest city  Aston Hall  The first steam engine was invented  Warwick Castle

18 Shakespeare Stratford Upon Avon W. Shakespeare (

19 Liverpool  Capital of culture  The Beatles  Sunday talents  Festival city

20 Newcastle  Many earthquakes  Harbour  Coal mining

21 Summary  There are 10 biggest cities in GB.  Only London & Birmingham have more than 1,000,000 citizens  Many interesting sights


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