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Published on February 27, 2014

Author: AnaAriasCastro

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This presentation was made by María López Hermida from CPI Tino Grandío, Guntín.

Isle of Man By María Lopez Hermida 2014

Isle of Man In the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland. Isle of Man is a European country, Douglas is the Capital.

Isle of Man Population: 80,058 Land area: 572 square kilometres Languages: Manx and English Main cities: Douglas Monetary unit: Manx pound and Pound sterling Government: Constitutional Monarchy Head of state/president/king/queen:Queen Elizabethll

Isle of Man Origins and history: In 1266, the island became part of Scotland. It became part of the English Crown in 1399 but the island never became part of the Kingdom of Great Britain or its successor the United Kingdom. It kept its status as an internally self-governing Crown dependency.

Isle of Man Main cities: Castletown is a town geographically located within the Malew parish of the Isle of Man but administered separately. Lying at the south of the island, it was the Manx capital until 1869.The centre of town is dominated by Castle Rushen, a well -preserved castle.

Isle of Man Main cities: Douglas is the capital and largest town of Isle of Man,with a population of 28,939 people. It is located at the mouth of the river Douglas and a sweeping bay of two miles. The river Douglas forms part of the town´s harbour and main commercial port.

Isle of Man Peel is a town on the Isle of Man, in the parish of German. It is the third largest after Douglas and Ramsey.

Isle of Man Traditions: The music of the Isle of Man reflects Celtic, Norse and others influences. Including influences from its neighbours; Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales. A wide range of music is performed on the island, such as rock, blues, jazz and pop. However, its traditional folk music has undergone a revival since the 1970s, starting with a music festival called Yn Çhruinnaght in Ramsey.

Isle of Man Traditional food: Traditionally the national dish of the island is Spuds and Herrin (boiled potatoes and herring). A more recent claim for the title national dish would be chips, cheese and gravy. This dish, which is similar to poutine, is found in most of the island's fast-food outlets, and consists of thick cut chips, covered in shredded Cheddar cheese and topped with a thick gravy.

Isle of Man Sport: Isle of Man teams and individuals participate in many sports both on and off the island including rugby union, football, gymnastics, field hockey, netball, taekwondo, bowling and cricket. It being an island, many types of watersports are also popular.

Isle of Man Interesting places to visit:Peel Castle is a castle in Peel, Isle of Man. It was originally constructed by Vikings. The castle stands on St Patrick's Isle, which is connected to the town by a causeway.

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