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VY_32_INOVACE_14-09. WALES. Basic facts Geography Symbols Cardiff , culture. Basic facts. Wales = Cymru = ‘ krajan ’ m ountainous m odern Celtic nation bi lingual country l imited autonomy, united with England in 1536

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

  2. Basic facts • Wales = Cymru = ‘krajan’ • mountainous • modernCelticnation • bilingual country • limited autonomy, unitedwithEngland in 1536 • from 1301 title Prince of Wales = British successor to the throne • agricultural / wool, metal industry, coal mining

  3. Geography • south – westof Great Britain • 3 million inhabitants • a peninsulawithsome islands - Isle of Anglesey • capital Cardiff,Swansea, Newport • mountains • Snowdonia/Snowdon - 1085, Cambrian Mount.

  4. Snowdonia Autor: Vellela, Název: MoelEilio .jpg Zdroj: http://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soubor:Moel_Eilio_.jpg

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

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

  7. Millennium Stadium Pierhead Building Autor: NickSmith, Název: Millennium Stadium Cardiff.jpg Zdroj: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Millennium_Stadium_Cardiff.jpg Autor: Lilo Lil (EionaRoberts) , Název: Pierheadbuilding-CardiffBay.jpg Zdroj:http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pierhead_building-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 Dolwyddelan Castle Autor: Jamieo, Název: ThreeCliffsBay.jos.500pix.jpg Zdroj: http:http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ThreeCliffsBay.jos.500pix.jpg Autor: NigelHomer, Název: Dolwyddelan Castle2.jpg Zdroj:http:http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dolwyddelan_Castle2.jpg

  10. Thank you for your attention. Autor DUM: Mgr. DarinaSikorová

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