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United Kingdom

  • UK Countryside
    Land of plenty

    The Peak District of England in Britain was first farmed for sheep, cattle and crops more than 6,000 years ago.

  • UK tube
    Lost in transit

    80,000 umbrellas are expected to be lost annually in the London tube.

  • UK belt
    Loyal subjects

    The Queen owns all the sturgeons, whales and dolphins in the waters within 3 miles of the UK.

  • UK sandwich
    Grand perspectives

    If London were a country, it would be the 8th largest in Europe.

  • Street in the UK
    Trendsetting

    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.

Fast Facts

  • 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 

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