Commonwealth of Nations
Lesson Date : 2018-05-14


  • Commonwealth of Nations
  • The Commonwealth of Nations has 53 member countries.
  • The leaders of these nations meet every two years.
  • Most Commonwealth members are former British colonies.
  • Now, all are self-governing nations.
  • The latest Commonwealth two-day summit took place in Britain.
  • Queen Elizabeth the Second hosted it.
  • She is the Commonwealth’s head, or leader.
  • The meetings were held in Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle.
  • These are two of Queen Elizabeth’s main homes.
  • Since becoming independent, Commonwealth countries have elected their own presidents and prime ministers.
  • Queen Elizabeth is Britain’s head of state.
  • She is also the head of state of 15 Commonwealth countries.
  • These nations are called Commonwealth realms.
  • Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Jamaica are all Commonwealth realms.
  • Recently, Queen Elizabeth celebrated her ninety-second birthday.
  • She has reigned for 66 years.
  • Currently, the Queen is the world’s longest-reigning monarch.
  • Prince Charles is the Queen’s heir.
  • During the summit, it was agreed that he would lead the Commonwealth after his mother’s death.