United Kingdom

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United Kingdom
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  • Pound/Pence

Cities in United Kingdom

  • Belfast

  • Belfast

    Belfast is the political, economic and cultural centre of Northern Ireland. Having been the subject of largely negative headlines in the pas...View City
  • Birmingham

  • Birmingham

    Birmingham is the second largest city in the United Kingdom after London. The city is vibrant, lively and cosmopolitan. Birmingham grew from a small p...View City
  • Liverpool

  • Liverpool

    Liverpool is a wonderful cosmopolitan city on the banks of the Mersey River. The cities magnificent cultural and maritime history is celebrated on the...View City
  • London

  • London

    London is a truly global metropolis, a melting pot created and defined by people from every country in the world bringing with them their different cu...View City

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  • Language
  • English

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom occupies the Island of Great Britain in northwest Europe. It consists of a part of Northern Ireland and many adjacent islands. Great Britain is made up of England, Wales and Scotland. The country is mainly flat and hilly with some mountain ranges such as the Cheviots, Pennines, Lake Ditrict and the ranges in Wales. The landscape is also very fertile with many river valleys traversing the country. The climate is mild, wet and variable. Agriculture includes sheep and cattle farming, dairy farming, fruit and crops. The United Kingdom produces petroleum and natural gas from reserves in the North Sea and manufactures motor vehicles, aerospace equipment, machinery and chemicals. The service sector namely banking, insurance, finance and tourism play a very important part in the economy. Trade is mainly with the European Union and the capital is London.


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