About Map of Britain :-Great Britain refers to England, Scotland, and Wales put together; the official name of UK is the ‘United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’. The Map of Britain points to the most important cities in Britain including London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Coventry, Swansea, Bristol, Norwich, Oxford, and Southampton. Great Britain is one of the most visited parts of the world and its greatest tourist attractions are St David’s Cathedral, Hay on Wye, Powis Castle & Garden, Portmeirion, Caernarfon Castle, National Museum of Scotland, the Culross Palace, Wallace Monument, the Edinburgh Zoo, Loch Lomond Shores, Stonehenge, Castle Howard, York Minster, Warwick Castle, Statford-upon Avon, Blenheim Palace, and the Roman Baths. London the capital of the UK is one of the most visited cities in the world; its prime attractions are St Paul’s Cathedral, London Bridge, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, the London Bridge, and the Tower Bridge.
Spread over a total geographical land area of 244,044 sq. km, Britain encompasses a population of 60,441,000 as per the census data of 2005.
The physical Great Britain Map
(British Map) provides detailed information on the accurate geographical position, climatic condition and natural divisions of the country.Apart from the important cities, the Britain map further points out the major places of tourist interests of the country.
Popularly known as Great Britain
, the country has a strong economic base. Great Britain adheres to a constitutional monarchial form of government, where the King or Queen is the ceremonial Head of the country.
The real sovereign power lies with the elected members of the House of Commons and House of Lords.
Significant dates in the history of Britain
1. January 1, 1808 – Importing Slaves To The US Is Banned
2. January 10, 1920 - World War I Officially Ends As The Treaty Of Versailles Takes Effect
3. January 13, 1842 - Dr. William Brydon, Survivor of the Massacre of Elphinstone's Army, Reaches Jalalabad
4. January 31, 1917 - Germany Resumes Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
5. January 31, 1950 - President of the United States Harry Truman announces plans for a hydrogen atomic bomb
1. August 16, 1858 CE – Queen Victoria Contacts US President James Buchanan via the Transatlantic Telegraph Cable
2. August 17, 1947 CE – The Radcliffe Line Separates India from Pakistan
3. August 21, 1770 CE – James Cook Declares Eastern Australia for Great Britain
4. August 22, 1639 CE – The British East India Company Establishes a Second Trading Post in Madras
5. August 28, 1879 CE – Cetshwayo kaMpande, Last Independent King of the Zulu, is Captured by the British
1. September 9, 1939 CE – U Ottama Dies in Burma Protesting British Colonization
2. September 21, 1338 CE – Artillery is Used in a Naval Engagement During the Battle of Arnemuiden in the Hundred Years' War
3. September 29, 1938 CE – Germany Receives Rights to the Sudetenland at the Munich Conference
4. September 30 1949 CE – The Berlin Airlift Ends
1. October 12, 1871 CE – The First Criminal Tribes Act Takes Effect in India
1. November 20, 1945 - The Palace of Justice in Nuremberg Hosts War Crimes Trials for 24 Nazis
1. December 6, 1922 - The Irish Free State Comes into Existence One Year After the Anglo-Irish Treaty