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United Kingdom

Flag: United Kingdom
Geography
 
Location:Islands including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of France
Area:Total: 244,820 sq km Land: 241,590 sq km Water: 3,230 sq km note: includes Rockall and Shetland Islands
Land boundaries:Total: 360 km It has borders with Ireland 360 km
Map: United Kingdom
Climate:Temperate. Moderated by prevailing southwest winds over the North Atlantic Current. More than one-half of the days are overcast
People
 
Population:60,776,238 (July 2007 est.)
Age structure:0-14 years: 17.2% (male 5,349,053/female 5,095,837) 15-64 years: 67% (male 20,605,031/female 20,104,313) 65 years and over: 15.8% (male 4,123,464/female 5,498,540) (2007 est.)
Ethnic groups:White (of which English 83.6%, Scottish 8.6%, Welsh 4.9%, Northern Irish 2.9%) 92.1%, black 2%, Indian 1.8%, Pakistani 1.3%, mixed 1.2%, other 1.6% (2001 census)
Religions:Christian (Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist) 71.6%, Muslim 2.7%, Hindu 1%, other 1.6%, unspecified or none 23.1% (2001 census)
Languages:English, Welsh (about 26% of the population of Wales), Scottish form of Gaelic (about 60,000 in Scotland)
Government
 
Government type:Constitutional monarchy
Capital:London
Independence:England has existed as a unified entity since the 10th century; the union between England and Wales, begun in 1284 with the Statute of Rhuddlan, was not formalized until 1536 with an Act of Union; in another Act of Union in 1707, England and Scotland agreed to permanently join as Great Britain; the legislative union of Great Britain and Ireland was implemented in 1801, with the adoption of the name the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; the Anglo-Irish treaty of 1921 formalized a partition of Ireland; six northern Irish counties remained part of the United Kingdom as Northern Ireland and the current name of the country, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, was adopted in 1927
Legal system:Based on common law tradition with early Roman and modern continental influences
Economy
 
GDP (purchasing power parity):$1.928 trillion (2006 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP):$31,800 (2006 est.)
GDP - composition by sector:Agriculture: 0.9% industry: 24.1% services: 75% (2006 est.)
Industries:Machine tools, electric power equipment, automation equipment, railroad equipment, shipbuilding, aircraft, motor vehicles and parts, electronics and communications equipment, metals, chemicals, coal, petroleum, paper and paper products, food processing, textiles, clothing, other consumer goods
Currency (code):British pound (GBP)




This article was compiled with the aid of the CIA World Fact book.



 
 
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