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Area: 242 495 km2
Population: 67 081 000
Official languages: English
Other spoken languages: Scottish Gaelic, Irish
Ethnic groups: British- White, Asian, Black, Mixed, other
Currency: Pound Sterling (GBP); 1 USD=0,77 GBP; 1 EUR=0.83 GBP
Basic facts: The UK is a Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy, a union of four main countries- England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, as well as other small islands.
- The United Kingdom along with Ireland occupies the British Isles that include Britain, Ireland and many other smaller islands.
- Ben Nevis (1345 m) is the highest point in the United Kingdom, located in Scottland.
- The capital London is one of the largest cities in the world, with rich ethnic diversity.
- The four main countries of the UK- England, Scottland, Wales, and North Ireland are semi-independent, with their own culture.
- The United Kingdom used to be the largest in area empire in the world. As a result, English has become the most popular international language.
10 best destinations and routes in the United Kingdom:
London: The capital of the United Kingdom and the largest city in the country, the core of England.
Stonehenge: A famous ancient construction, now a popular tourist attraction, one of the main landmarks of the UK.
Cornwall: The southwestern peninsula of Britain, known for its picturesque cities Bristol, Plymouth, and the smaller towns and villages in the area.
Snowdonia: One of the wildest national parks in the United Kingdom, located in the northern part of Wales.
Manchester and Liverpool: Two neighbouring big cities, known for their unique local culture, football, and Beatles.
Edinburgh: The capital of Scottland, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its Medieval Town.
Belfast: The capital of Northern Ireland, a rich of tourist attractions city, starting point for exploring this part of the UK.
Scottish Highlands: The mountainous area in the north Britain, known for its wild mountains and lakes, the old core of the Scottish culture. Here is Ben Nevis, the highest point of Britain, as well as the mysterious Loch Ness.
Isle of Man: A small island, located between Britain and Ireland. This is a self-governing country, a part of the UK, with unique local history and culture.
Orkney and Shetland Islands: The northernmost pieces of land of the United Kingdom, known for there harsh climate and amazing wild landscapes.