• Great Britain is an island nation located in northwest Europe.
  • The British drink a lot of tea – in total about 100 million cups each day!
  • Big Ben, the famous bell in the clock tower at the Palace of Westminster, has become an icon of London, the capital city.
  • Its three-coloured flag, called Union Flag or Union Jack, is a combination of the crosses of the patron saints of England, Scotland and Ireland.
  • The Wimbledon Championships, held in London, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and is one of the four Grand Slams in the international tennis calendar.
  • Funny thing! Due to its variable climate, you can sometimes experience all four seasons of the year on the same day!
  • Great Britain won the Davis Cup in 2015.

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