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England is the largest and the richest partof GB. Its’ capital is London.The biggest industrial cities are London,Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester, and other interesting cities as York, Chester, Oxford, and Cambridge.
Stonehenge is one of the most popularprehistoric places in England.It is situate in the south-west of England. It is a circle of enormousstones (4 meters high) 80 meters across. Why it was built—is a mystery. However,there are suggestions. One explorers saythat it used to be an ancient observatory (there some astronomic sence in theposition of stones), others—a temple and so on.
Salisbury Cathedral is an example ofsplendid English gothic architecture. The oldest of England and one of four copies ofMagna Charta are situated there.
Chester is a very important city in thenorth-west. The word “chester”appeared from a latin word “chesta”, which meant “forted camp”. It used to be a roman fortress. Nowthere is museum of both modern and ancient toys. There about 5.000 exhibitsthere.
Oxford is the home of oldest Englishuniversity. Christ Church is the most famouscollege of university. It has a great hall, which has been built during thereign of King Henry the VIII and its’ chapel became the cathedral of Oxford.
Cambridge is the home of the second oldest university of England.
York was the capital of Northern England. And it is one of the best preservedMedieval cities not only in England, but also in whole Europe. It was built byromans. Ruled by Vikings and conquered by anglo-saxon.
Birmingham is the city of 1.500 trades,because of great variety of industries.


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