4 capitals of Great Britain - реферат по географии, экономической географии



  • So, the history of 4 capitals situated in Great Britain can tell us a lot about the country itself.
  • The capital and largest city of Great Britain is London.
  • After they invaded Britain in 43 AD the Romans built a bridge across the Thames.
  • The last Roman soldier left Britain in 407 AD. London was probably abandoned.
  • King Alfred the Great totally defeated the Danes in 878 and they split the country between them.
  • When Henry VIII dissolved the monasteries it released a great deal of land for new buildings.
  • In 1666 came the great fire of London.
  • This building is considered one of the finest in Britain and a fine example of Baroque architecture.
  • The United Kingdom lies entirely within the British Isles.
  • The total area of the kingdom is 244,111 sq km (94,252 sq mi) .



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