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The biggest cities of Great Britain

The biggest cities of Great Britain

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

The biggest cities

Population of the cities

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

Transport in London

  • Double-deckers
  • Black taxis
  • Underground
  • Planes

London underground

  • Founded in 1870
  • One of the biggest in the world

London sights

  • Westminster Abbey
  • Windsor Castle
  • Tower Bridge

Arms of London

Edinburgh

  • Capital of Scotland
  • Famous Edinburghers: Bell, Stevenson, Scott, Connery.
  • Coastal city

Bristol

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

Leeds

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

Glasgow

  • Compaq
  • Scotland’s largest city
  • Fishing
  • Harbour city

Aberdeen

  • Oil Capital of Europe + 40.000 jobs
  • The world's first holographic 3D camera
  • It’s a coastal city

Manchester

  • 10% of workers
  • Significant financial sector
  • The highest weekly earnings-£420.40
  • Manchester United

Birmingham

  • Second largest city
  • Aston Hall
  • The first steam engine was invented
  • Warwick Castle

Shakespeare

  • Stratford Upon Avon
  • W. Shakespeare (

Liverpool

  • Capital of culture
  • The Beatles
  • Sunday talents
  • Festival city

Newcastle

  • Many earthquakes
  • Harbour
  • Coal mining

Summary

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