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United Kingdom Country Profile

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a sovereign country in north-western Europe, off the north-­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom is a unitary parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy.

The United Kingdom has the world’s fifth-largest economy by nominal gross domestic product, and the tenth-largest by purchasing power parity.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is known as the United Kingdom, the UK, Britain

  • The Island of Great Britain comprises England, Wales & Scotland.
  • Northern Ireland occupies the northeastern part of the island of Ireland. On the island of Ireland.

Flags of Independent states of the UK

Flag of England
Scotland Flag
Wales Flag
Flag of Northern Ireland

Major Cities.

List of United Kingdom’s 10 biggest cities by population

United Kingdom Stats and Facts

66.65 million
Population
London
Capital City
242,500 km2
Area
English
Major language
1.96 Trillion GDP
GDP
Pound Sterling
Currency
More Statistics

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland brief History

1536 Act of Union joins England and Wales
1707 Act of Union unites Scotland and England, together with Wales to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
1801 The Irish Parliament voted to join the Union. The then Kingdom of Great Britain becomes the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
1922 The name changed to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland when most of the Southern counties in Ireland choose independence.

Articles

New United Kingdom of Great Britiain and Northern Ireland Password

British Passport

The British passport currently ranks on the 7th place according to the Guide Passport Ranking Index. It provides visa-free access to 190 countries.

British passport holders do however require a visa to enter about 39 destinations in the world. The United Kingdom is the 10th most visited country in the world.

More Information can be found on VisaIndex 

Neighbouring Countries

Flag of Ireland
Ireland

Map

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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