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The famous British cities

  • Olexandr Reva,
  • Form 9-B
  • Dolinskya gymnasium № 3
  • Teacher : Sheremet T.V.
  • 2017 - 2018


  • Text: The famous British cities
  • Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland. The city is situated on the River Clyde in the country’s west central lowlands. A person from this city is known as a Glaswegian, which is also the name of the local dialect.
  • In the 17th century the city was the centre of trading with Americas. In the 19th-20th centuries the city and surrounding region grew to become one of the world’s centres of engineering and shipbuilding. It was known as the “Second City of the British Empire” for much of the Victorian era. Today it is one of Europe’s top twenty financial centres and is the home to many of Scotland’s leading businesses.
  • Brighton is a town on the south coast of England. It developed as a health resort during the 18th century and became a destination for holidaymakers after the arrival of the railway in 1841. The city experienced rapid population growth reaching a peak of over 160,000 by 1961.
  • Eight million tourists a year visit it. The town also has a substantial business conference industry. It has two universities and a medical school. It is also famous for a drive of old cars from London.
  • Liverpool is a city which has a population of 435,500. Historically it got the status of the city and developed as a major port. By the early 19th century, 40 % of the world’s trade passed through its docks.
  • The status of this city as a port city has contributed to its diverse population, which draws from a wide range of peoples, cultures, and religions. The popularity of The Beatles in the 1960s made it a tourist destination; tourism forms a significant part of the city’s modern economy. In 2007 the city celebrated its 800th anniversary, and in 2008 it was named the European Capital of Culture title.
  • Bath is founded by the Romans as a thermal spa, this city became an important centre of the wool industry in the Middle Ages. In the 18th century, under George III, it developed into an elegant town with neoclassical buildings, which blend harmoniously with the Roman baths.
  • The Roman remains, the baths complex (based around the hot springs) are amongst the most famous and important Roman remains north of the Alps, which marked the beginning of its history as a spa town. The city is included into The World Heritage List.
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