United Kingdom

Major cities : London (Capital).
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

United Kingdom Information

ISO 3166-1GB - GBR - 826
NATO country codeUK - GBR
FIPS 10-4 codeUK
IOC CodeGBR
Continent /
United Kingdom CapitalLondon
Name of the inhabitantsBritish
United Kingdom National anthemGod Save the Queen
United Kingdom National Day21 April
United Kingdom Currency Pound sterling (GBP)
United Kingdom 20 % (5 %)
United Kingdom Calling code+44
United Kingdom Country domain code .uk
United Kingdom Vehicle registration plateGBM
Traveling direction Left
Time zone UTC -8:00, -5:00, -4:00, -2:00, +0:00, +1:00
International organizationEuropean Union
United Nations
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Commonwealth of Nations
G8
G20
Union for the Mediterranean

United Kingdom Head of state

QueenÉlisabeth II (1952)
Prime ministerDavid Cameron (2010)

United Kingdom Religion

  1. Christianity 71 %
  2. Other 25 %
  3. Islam 3 %
  4. Hinduism 1 %

United Kingdom Data

City1
Area243,820 km² (94,139 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants61,018,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 250.3 /km² (648.2 /sq mi)
Length of coastline12,429 km
Perimeter12,790 km
Life expectancy79.8 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 9.5 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.849 (2010)
Gross domestic product2,823 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 2.7 %
46,259 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)2,327 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
38,131 US$ per capita
Unemployment5.1 % of labor force (2008) Chart
Inflation2.0 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: AAA (Stable, 13 april 2012)
  • Fitch: AA+ (Stable, 19 april 2013)
  • Moody's: Aa1 (Stable, 22 february 2013)
  • Dagong: A+ (Negative, 27 may 2011)

United Kingdom Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Natural gas
  2. Petroleum
  3. Coal
  4. Lead
  5. Zinc
  6. Salt
  7. Gold
  8. Tin
  9. Arable land
  10. Chalk
  11. Clay
  12. Silica sand
  13. Limestone
  14. Gypsum
  15. Iron
  16. Potash
  17. Slate

United Kingdom Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Potatoes
  2. Vegetables
  3. Sheep
  4. Cattle
  5. Fish
  6. Poultry
  7. Oilseed
  8. Cereals

United Kingdom Border

  1. Ireland Ireland 360 km
  2. Spain Spain 1 km

United Kingdom Map

United Kingdom Climate

  1. Oceanic climate 99 %
  2. Tropical savanna climate 0.60 %
  3. Monsoon 0.17 %
  4. Polar climate 0.09 %
  5. Mediterranean climate 0.04 %

United Kingdom Weather (London)

United Kingdom Electricity

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : G
Power socketPower socket : G

Airport United Kingdom

London Heathrow AirportGatwick AirportManchester Airport
London Stansted AirportLuton AirportEdinburgh Airport
Birmingham AirportGlasgow AirportBristol Airport

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United Kingdom Hotel

Hotel The Cock Inn HotelThe Cock Inn Hotel

Sheering
In the small village of Sheering, this 17th-century coaching inn is just 15 minutes' drive from Stansted Airport, and offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi in a traditional setting... view more
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£UK 38
Hotel Afan LodgeAfan Lodge

Cymmer
Afan Lodge is a friendly, newly built hotel within its own grounds in the Afan Argoed Country Park. Each room has a view of the spectacular scenery. There is free Wi-Fi and each modern room has air conditioning, flat-screen TV and a DVD player... view more
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£UK 48
Hotel The Royal Arms HotelThe Royal Arms Hotel

Sutton Cheney
With elegant chalet-style bedrooms and an award-winning restaurant, The Royal Arms Hotel has leafy gardens and free parking. Set in Leicestershire countryside, the hotel is 15 minutes’ drive from Nuneaton... view more
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£UK 40
Hotel Heatherwood LodgeHeatherwood Lodge
Dornoch
Just outside Dornoch, Heatherwood Lodge is a 2-bedroom self-catering chalet on Scotland’s north east coast. Close to Dornoch’s award-winning beach, this dog-friendly destination in Heatherwood Park has free parking... view more
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£UK 53
Hotel Middleton HotelMiddleton Hotel

Blackpool
This small, charming family-run hotel prides itself on offering a warm, friendly welcome; clean, comfortable accommodation; great-value prices; and a quiet and yet convenient location... view more
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£UK 45
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Nuclear power station United Kingdom

Dungeness Nuclear Power StationHartlepool Nuclear Power StationHeysham nuclear power station
Hinkley Point B Nuclear Power StationHunterston B nuclear power stationOldbury Nuclear Power Station
Sizewell Nuclear Power PlantTorness Nuclear Power StationWylfa Nuclear Power Station

United Kingdom Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 26Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 207255253715
WinterParticipation : 21Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 931022
TotalParticipation : 47Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 216258263737
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