Big cities of the USA (angličtina)


 Téma: New York

 Predmet: Angličtina

 Zaslal(a): Lucie



Washington D.C

  • Washington is the one the most beautiful cities in the U.S.A. There are many parks, museum, galleries.
  • Washington D.C is the capital city of the U.S.A and the centre of US government.
  •  There Live 700000million inhabits
  • It was named by the 1st American president G. Washington.
  • Washington lies in the east of the USA on the Potomac river



  • The city was established in 1800. It was built on plane, so it cause that city is symmetrical
  • There can’t be built ay skyscrapers. (the is law against building very high buildings.)


Famous places

  • The United States capitol
    • The seat of the U.S . congress
    • It´s the highest building in Washington
  • White house
    • The residence of the U.S president
  • The Mall
    • One of the oldest national park
    • It is two mile long area lined with trees, extending from the Capitol to Washington monument. It is very popular place for relaxing or walking.
    • There are many important museums and galleries, for example: National museum of American History
  • Washington Monument
    • 55 metres high
    • It was built to commemorate G. Washington
    • You can see
  • Pentagon
    • The headquarters of the Department of defence
    • The Pentagon is the world’s largest office building



New York

  • New York is the largest city in the US.
  • It is also one of the most important financial, commercial, and cultural centres in the world.
  • It has about 8 million people.
  • New York is cosmolitan city, with 36% foreign born people, who speak about 170 languages.
  • It is sometimes called „The Big Apple“ or „The city that never sleeps“
  • Major boroughs are: Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island and Brooklyn.
  • The city is notorious for its crime.



  • The original inhabitants were Indian.
  • This island was bought from the Indians by the Dutch for 25 dollars.
  • The original name was New Amsterdam.


Famous places

  • Manhattan      
    • The island is washed by two rivers – the East River and the Hudson River.
    • Streets run east-west and avenues north-south
    • Fifth Avenue – shopping centre,
    • Wall Street-the centre of financial life with the most important stock-exchange in the world.
    • The centre of financial life with the most important stock-exchange in the world.
  • Skyscrapers
    • New York is famous for its Manhattan skyline – a large number of skyscrapers in a small area.
    • They started to build skyscrapers here because of the lack of space and the high price of land on the island.
    • The best-known skyscrapers are Empire State Building
    • the New York’s highest skyscraper is 417m high.
  • Central Park
    • Largest park in NY
    • Officially opened in 19 century
    • The park affords interesting walk, ZOO ice scatting, an open air theatre and many ales.


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