The Geographical Position of Great Britain
The United Kingdom of Great
Britain and Northern Ireland is situated on the British Isles. The British
Isles are separated from Europe by the English Channel. The British Isles are
washed by the North Sea in the East and the Atlantic Ocean in the West.
The territory of Great Britain
is divided into four parts: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
England is the richest, the
most populated part in the country. There are mountains in the north and in the
west of England, but all the rest of the territory is a plain.
Scotland is a land of
mountains. Its highest peak is Ben Nevis.
The British Isles have many
rivers. The longest of them is the Severn. It flows into the Irish Sea. The
Thames is over 200 miles long. London, the capital of Great Britain, stands on
Geographical position of Great
Britain is rather good as the country lies on the crossways of the sea routes
from Europe to other parts of the world.