United Kingdom


Country NameUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Short NameUnited Kingdom
Largest cityLondon
Official languagesEnglish
National LanguagesEnglish
Religion59.5% Christian, 25.7% Irreligious, 4.4% Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.4% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.4% Other, 7.2% Unknown
Demonym(s)British, Briton
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
PresidentPrime Minister – Boris Johnson
Vice PresidentDeputy Prime Minister – Nick Clegg
House SpeakerSir Lindsay Hoyle
Chief JusticeIan Burnett
Total Area242,495 km2 (93,628 sq mi)
Water (%)1.34
Total Land Area (%)239,245 km2
Population 67,886,004 (2020 estimate)
GDP (PPP)$3.131 trillion (2019 estimate)
GDP (Nominal)$2.744 trillion (2019 estimate)
CurrencyPound sterling (GBP)
Time zoneUTC (Greenwich Mean Time, WET)

Summer (DST)  UTC+1 (British Summer Time, WEST)

Date Formatdd/mm/yyyy
yyyy-mm-dd (AD)
Mains Electricity230 V–50 Hz
Driving sideleft
Calling code+44
ISO 3166 codeGB
Internet TLD.uk
Political PartiesConservative and Unionist Party

Labour Party

Scottish National Party

Liberal Democrats

Independence Day Union of the Crowns – 24 March 1603
Tallest BuildingThe Shard

22 Bishopsgate
One Canada Square

Landmark Pinnacle

Richest PersonsHinduja family

Jim Ratcliffe

Leonard Blavatnik

James Dyson and family

Top WebsiteAmazon.co.uk












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