European Location, Climate, Resources
SS6G10 Georgia 6th Grade Facts about Britain, Russia, Germany, and Italy
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What does the United Kingdom look like?
small island nation
What countries make up the United Kingdom?
Made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Island
What is the capitol city of the United Kingdom?
Capitol city = London ***center of banking and trading
What is the climate of the United Kingdom?
Located in the north, but is kept warm by the Gulf Stream which provides warm ocean water, so temperatures are mild
This country has good harbors--so shipping is a major industry
How would you describe the rainfall of the UK?
Plenty--good for crops
Where are the UK's natural resources?
Coal, oil, and natural gas are located in the northwest mountains, oil and natural gas are also located in the North Sea
Where do most people of the UK live?
Most people live in the southeast in urban areas (large cities), and near farms
What does the UK have to import?
1/3 of its food
What kinds of jobs do most UK citizens do?
Service (banking, tourism, healthcare) and Industry (manufacturing, electronics, iron and steel)
What is the largest country in the world?
Where do most Russians live?
In the west on the European Plain where there are major cities, farms, and the warmest temperatures
What is the climate of Russia like?
Very cold because it is located near the Arctic Ocean; it also has very little rainfall
What does Russia import?
Lots of food--especially meat. Only 10% of Russia's land can be used for farming.
What are Russia's natural resources?
Huge deposits of coal, oil and natural gas & huge forests
Why can't Russia use a lot of its resources?
They are hard to get to and transport due to the harsh climate and remote locations.
What kinds of jobs do many Russians have?
Mining, fishing and manufacturing
Which country has one of the largest populations of Europe?
What is Germany's climate like?
warm, mild summer and cool winters
How much of Germany can be used for farming?
About 1/2 because the climate is so mild
What is the strongest area of Germany's economy?
Manufacturing (steel, cars, etc)
What advantages does Germany have over other countries?
Location, climate, and natural resources (Centrally located near multiple water ways)
What are Germany's natural resources?
rich farm land, deposits of coal and iron ore
Which area of Germany has a lot of people and natural resources?
Which country attracts tourists?
Italy, because of great weather, it's history and culture, and scenic views
What is the climate of Italy like?
warm summers and cool winters
What land feature covers 70% of Italy?
Where do most Italians live?
2/3rds live in the north, because it is near jobs (farming and industry)
What is the most valuable mineral resource of Italy?
Italy is the largest producer of what item?
What natural resources does Italy have?
They have very little. Instead they depend on their weather, history and culture to attract tourists.