United Kingdom (UK)

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United Kingdom (UK)

Goal Great Britain, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ordinarily known as the United Kingdom or UK or Britain, or even England, a nation in northwestern Europe that involves England, Wales, Scotland, and the region of Northern Ireland which possesses the northeastern piece of the island of Ireland, and there is the nation's solitary land fringe, the one with the Republic of Ireland.

The UK is isolated from Continental Europe by the English Channel. The kingdom is arranged on an archipelago known as the British Isles with the fundamental islands of Great Britain and Ireland, and the encompassing island gatherings of the Hebrides, the Shetlands, the Orkneys, the Isle of Man and the Isle of Wight. The islands are found southeast of Iceland, west of Norway and Denmark, between the North Sea in east and the North Atlantic Ocean in west. The UK imparts sea outskirts to Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and the Faroe Islands (Denmark).

With a region of 242,900 km² the United Kingdom itself isn't exactly a large portion of the span of Spain, or marginally littler than the U.S. province of Oregon. The UK has a populace of 65.1 million individuals (in 2015), capital and biggest city is London. Talked dialect is, you can figure, British English, alright there is likewise Welsh, Irish Gaelic, and Scottish Gaelic.

The UK was one of the 28 part conditions of the European Union (EU), however since a sort of populist choice in June 2016, the UK will in a short time not any longer be an individual from the EU.

The uk including its territories

Capital Largest city Official languages and national language Recognised regional or minority languages Ethnic groups
London 51°30′N 0°7′W English ScotsUlster ScotsWelshCornishScottish GaelicIrish 87.1% White
7.0% Asian
3.0% Black
2.0% Mixed
0.9% others
Religion Demonym Countries of the United Kingdom Government Legislature
59.5% Christian
25.7% Irreligious
4.4% Muslim
1.3% Hindu
0.7% Sikh
0.4% Jewish
0.4% Buddhist
7.2% unknown
BritishBriton England
Northern Ireland
Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
• Monarch Elizabeth II
• Prime Minister Theresa May
• Upper house House of Lords
• Lower house House of Commons
Formation Area Population GDP (PPP) GDP (nominal)
• Laws in Wales Acts - 1535 and 1542
• Union of the Crowns under James VI and I - 24 March 1603
• Acts of Union of England and Scotland - 1   May 1707
• Acts of Union of Great Britain and Ireland - 1 January 1801
• Irish Free State Constitution Act - 5   December 1922
• EC accession[note 4] - 1 January 1973
• Total - 242,495 km2 (93,628 sq mi)[8] (78th)
• Water (%) - 1.34
• 2017 estimate - Increase   66,040,229[9] (22nd)
• 2011 census - 63,181,775[10]   (22nd)
• Density - 270.7/km2
  (701.1/sq mi) (50th)
2017 estimate
• Total - $2.914   trillion[11] (9th)
• Per capita -   $44,117[11] (25th)
2017 estimate • Total - $2.624 trillion[11] (5th)
• Per capita - $39,734[11] (19th)
Gini (2014) HDI (2017) Currency Time zone Date format
Positive decrease 31.6[12] medium · 33rd Increase 0.922[13] very high · 14th Pound sterling[note 5] (GBP; £) • Summer (DST) - UTC+1
  (British Summer Time)
Driving side Calling code ISO 3166 code Internet TLD
left +44[ GB -uk