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Title: Geography of England


1
Geography of England
  • Martina Kucerová

2
Map of England
3
Surface
  • Highlands
  • -The Pennines (Cross Fell-893)
  • -The Cumbrian mountains (Scafell Pike-978)
  • Lake District
  • -The Cheviot Hills (The Cheviot-815)

4
Surface (2)
  • Lowlands
  • -The Cotswold Hills, Chiltern Hills, North
    Downs, South Downs
  • The Southwest Peninsula
  • -Dartmoor
  • -Exmoor

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Waters
  • Rivers
  • -Thames (346 km)
  • -Mersey (112 km) tidal rivers
  • -Tyne (100 km)
  • -Severn (354 km)
  • Lakes
  • -Lake Windermere
  • -Lake Derwentwater

6
Climate
  • Highly changeable weather
  • Northern and western parts usually wetter and
    colder
  • Southern parts sunnier and warmer
  • Temperate climate (-5-30C)
  • Milder winters than in Central Europe
  • Gulf Stream

7
Demographics
  • The most populous nation in the UK
  • (about 50 million)
  • The most ethnically and religiously diverse
    nation in the UK

8
Religion
9
Ethnicity
10
Industry
  • Birthplace of Industrial Revolution
  • Largest economy in UK
  • -GDP 35 500 USD per capita (2006)
  • Decline of traditional heavy and manufacturing
    industries
  • Importance of service industries

11
Division
  • 46 countries
  • The South The English Midlands The North
  • Regions
  • Counties

12
The South of England
  • The West Country
  • -Dorset, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Devon,
    Wiltshire, Cornwall
  • South East
  • -Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Surrey,
    Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire,
    Hampshire, Isle of Wight
  • London

13
The English Midlands
  • East Anglia
  • -Bedfordshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk,
    Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire
  • The East Midlands
  • -Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire,
    Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland
  • The West Midlands
  • -Staffordshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire,
    Worcestershire, Warwickshire, The West Midlands
    County

14
The North of England
  • Yorkshire
  • -North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, South
    Yorkshire, East Yorkshire
  • The North West
  • -Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside,
    Greater Manchester
  • The North East
  • -Northumberland, Durham, Cleveland, Tyne, Wear

15
Sources
  • http//wikipedia.org
  • http//wikitravel.org
  • Brendlová, S. (2006) Basic Facts on
    English-Speaking Countries, Fraus, Plzen

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