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«The world of English-speaking countries»
England has its own flag and coat of arms . Arms the UK - the official emblem of the British monarch (at present - Elizabeth II) Flag of the United Kingdom - one of the state symbols of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is a blue rectangular flag with a red cross in a straight white edging, superimposed on the red and white oblique crosses.
The population of England is about 50, 762, 900 people. About 80 % of the population of England are Englishmen, almost 10%are Scots, about 4% are Irish ,more than 1% - Welsh ,and 5% are immigrants from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Ghana and other African countries. Population
The people of Ireland, Wales and Scotland belong to Celts whereas the people from England and low-lying Scotland mostly belong to the German tribes. This difference was reflected in language on which they spoke, in distinction of their economic, social and legal systems. People closely communicated, and distinctions between them were erased, but didn't disappear absolutely. The people of Ireland, Scotland and Wales are proud of the identity. England during all times was more powerful than its neighbors. That is why foreigners call British "Englishmen". It irritates inhabitants of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales which aren't Englishmen. The British mostly come from the Anglo-Saxon tribes. Then the Normans conquered the land. So the English language has turned out as a result of assimilation of the two peoples. Traditionally, the British are reserved, shy towards new people, suspicious of change, responsible and honest, unloving show their emotions openly and confident of his superiority over all other nations of the earth. The British are also individualists, like any other nation on the planet Welsh are proud of that they are true British: their great is grandfathers believed that they grew from the earth and consequently are the oldest people on the island. Twenty percent of the population of Wales still speak Welsh language, the most classic language in Europe. Welsh are proud of the culture, traditions and the unique language. Nowadays literature, music and drama are very well developed branches. Irish are mostly Celts. As well as Wales, they have a rich literary heritage. Ireland has a long confrontation. The Irish called the unrest and unstable situation in the country of "the troubles". There is not only the differences in religion and religious intolerance on both sides, there are also political and social differences. England
The British are real patriots. They are very sensitive to the family and State traditions. This is England is the standard of etiquette. English etiquette is the epitome of formality and rigor. The concept of a "true gentleman" was born in this country!
Global changes in culture occurred after 1945, especially because big changes occurred in the society. The raising education level became the most remarkable change. Now in Great Britain there are a lot of schools(450), colleges(750), theaters(16), galleries(7), museums(11). Of course it's the the mark of erudition and culture of Englishmen. Bradfield college Nation museum Coliseum Theatre
The greatest artistic contribution to the culture of England was made in the field of theater, literature and architecture. The country also has a rich collection of works of art representing the cultures of different eras and countries. A huge contribution to European literature have Chaucer, Shakespeare, England Dikkens.V lot of theaters where you can still see the plays of Shakespeare. the legendary band "The Beatles" were only the very first and most popular of British rock bands that are known throughout the world. A lot of movie stars and directors from England, who became famous. In the earlier Middle Ages, Romanesque style began to spread. There were built numerous number of locks. The most important among them is Castle Tower of London. Remains of Roman locks are Rochester, Newcastle, Dover, Nottingham, Konisbro, Yorkshire, Richmond. Gothic England emerged quite early - at the end of the twelfth century. and lasted until the XVI century. (the Royal Palace of Westminster), later was a brief era of baroque style, appeared in the 17th century classicism. In the 19th century - Negotica. Today Modernism, High-Tech and Post Modernism styles are very popular in Great Britain.
Big Ben The Bell was being built from 1837 to 1859 when the work stopped. Opening dated for an ascension on a throne of queen Victoria. Since then hours became one of the main symbols of England and London. Madame Tussauds wax museum In Madame Tussauds Wax museum you are expected to see not only well-known, but also sadly become famous persons, members of royal family, stars of bottoms of music, and in a room of Horrors - with the executioners who killed their victims. The foundress of a museumis Mari Groskholts. Many cities of Great Britain are known for the sights, unique and historical monuments and architectural complexes.
Buckingham palace Probably, the most ancient and favorite national tradition is a monarchy. Its symbol - the Buckingham palace - the residence of queen Elizabeth II The British museum — the main historical and archaeological museum of the British Empire (nowadays — Great Britain) and one of the largest museums of the world. British museum
The legendary Stonehenge (dating from around 3100 - 1800 BC) is the most famous prehistoric area in Europe. They say that it is the temple of the ancient Celts, but the mystery of it was not solved. Stonehenge Tower Bridge is recognized, probably, all around the world. It became the same symbol of London, as the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Statue of Liberty in New York. Tower Bridge
Trafalgar Square is the area in the center of London. At the center of the square is the tall Nelson's Column which was built to commemorate the victory of Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson over the French fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar on the 21st of October 1805. Trafalgar Square is a traditional place for demonstrations, as well as for mass celebrations. Every year the British meet together to celebrate New Year here. Trafalgar Square Hyde park covers more than 360 acres (142 hectares) and hosts many large events, including celebrations and concerts. It is also a popular place for jogging, swimming, rowing, picnicking and even horse riding. Hyde park is also known for the entertainments on the open air and 'Acting Place", where every person can recite poems or act on any important subject. Hyde park
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