Land of plenty
The Peak District of England in Britain was first farmed for sheep, cattle and crops more than 6,000 years ago.
Lost in transit
80,000 umbrellas are expected to be lost annually in the London tube.
The Queen owns all the sturgeons, whales and dolphins in the waters within 3 miles of the UK.
If London were a country, it would be the 8th largest in Europe.
The modern postal system was invented in Britain and, as such, it is the only country worldwide not to print its name on its stamps.
- Official Name: The United Kingdom
- Capital: London
- Population: 63.4 million
- Official Language: English
- Currency: Pound
- Government Type: Constitutional Monarchy
- Academic Year
Semester 1: late August to December
Semester 2: mid-January to late May