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United Kingdom Basic information

Sovereign: Queen Elizabeth II (1952)
Prime Minister:
Tony Blair (1997)
Poplation
60,095,000
Area 241,857 sq km (93,381 sq mi)
Capital city London (8,089,000)
Language English (official), Welsh, Gaelic
Religions Christian (Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist) 71.6%, Muslim 2.7%, Hindu 1%, other 1.6%, unspecified or none 23.1%
Government Constitutional Monarchy
Ethnicity Groups: English 83.6%, Scottish 8.6%, Welsh 4.9%; Northern Irish 2.9%, black 2%, Indian 1.8%, Pakistani 1.3%, mixed 1.2%, other 1.6%
Currency Pound sterling (£) = 100 Pence

The United Kingdom (UK) is a union of four countries. (England, Wales, and Scotland) and Northern Ireland. The Isle of Man and the channel Island, Including Jersey and guernsey, are not part of the UK.

It's a great country for travel due to the wide range of things to see and do, from culture to nature, old to new, silly to serious, whatever suits you - except serious sunbathing or skiing.
London and Edinburgh both offer world class arts and culture scenes with superb museums,It's a great country for travel due to the wide range of things to see and do, from culture to nature, old to new, silly to serious, whatever suits you - except serious sunbathing or skiing.

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