Вариант 8. Текст прочитайте, спишите и сделайте перевод на русский язык. London London is the capital of England and

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London

London is the capital of England and the United Kingdom, that great area covering several hundred square kilometers. London is situated upon both banks of the River Thames, it is the largest city in Britain and one of the largest in the world. Its population is about 8 million people.

London dominates the life of Britain. It is big port and most important commercial, manufacturing and cultural centre.

The most important parts of London are the City, the West End and the East End.

The City is the financial centre of the United Kingdom with many backs, offices and the Stock Exchange. But the City is also a market for goods of almost every kind, from all parts of the world.

The West End can be called the center of London. Here are the historical palaces as well as the famous parks. In the West End is Buckingham Palace is the Queen’s residence, and the Palace of Westminster which is the seat of Parliament.

The West End is the area of the largest department stores, cinemas and hotels.