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  1. THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

  2. THE UNION JACK

  3. FLAGS

  4. Flag of England (St George’s Cross) Flag of Scotland (St Andrew’s Cross) Flag of Northern Ireland (St Patrick’s Cross) The Union Jack (combination of three crosses)

  5. ENGLAND • The name "England" comes from the old english word Englaland, which means "land of the Angles". • Colour of England is white • Plant: rose • Patron saint: St George • Celebrated on 23 April

  6. SCOTLAND • Scotland is from the Latin Scoti, the term applied to Gaels, people from what is now Scotland and Ireland • Colour of Scotland is blue • Plant: thistle (čičak) • Patron Saint: St Andrew Celebrated on 30 November

  7. WALES • The English name "Wales" originates from the Germanic word Walh or Waelisc, which referred to foreigners who had been "Romanised". • Colour of Wales: RED • Plant: leek, daffodil • Patron Saint: St David Celebrated on 1 March

  8. IRELAND • The name Ireland derives from the name of the Celtic godess Eriu (in modern Irish, Éire) with the addition of the Germanic word land. • Colour of Ireland is green • Plant: shamrock • Patron Saint: St Patrick Celebrated on 17 March

  9. ROYAL FAMILY

  10. QUEEN ELIZABETH II (1952-)

  11. BUCKINGHAM PALACEofficial residence of British monarch

  12. BRITISH ROYAL GUARDS

  13. LONDONcapital city of England(7.355.400 people)

  14. RIVER THAMES

  15. TOWER BRIDGE

  16. BIG BEN

  17. ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL

  18. LONDON EYE

  19. WESTMINSTER PALACE (Houses of Parliament)

  20. WESTMINSTER ABBEY

  21. BRITISH MUSEUM

  22. BOBBY (english policeman)

  23. FOOTBALL

  24. OTHER SPORTS

  25. FOOD AND DRINKS

  26. HOUSES