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facts about United Kingdom:

Nationality: British, Briton

Languages: English

Religions: Christians Muslims and Hindu

Population: 64,088,222

Median Age: 40.4 years

Population Growth Rate: 0.54%

Birth Rate:  1.22%

Death Rate: 0.94%

Capital: London

Electricity Production: 335 billion kWh

Electricity Exports: 2.72 billion kWh

Electricity Imports : 20.5 billion kWh

Telephones- Landline: 33.24 million

Telephone- Mobile Cellular: 78.5 million

Airports: 460

Airports with Paved Runways : 271

Heliports: 9

Railways: 30,858km

Road Ways: 394,428km

Water Ways: 3200 km

Passports Validity:  Must be valid for duration of your stay


Introduction:
The "United Kingdom" has historically played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science
At its zenith in the 19th century the British Empire strectched over one-fourth of the earth's surface


Economy:
The UK. a leading trading power and financial center is the third largest economy in Europe after Germany and France
Agriculture is intensive highly mechanized and efficient by European standards producing about 60 % of food needs with less than 2% of the labor force


facts about United Kingdom


Facts United Kingdom


  • Britain is the third most populated island of the world . Java and Honshu top of the most populated islands of the world 
  • Great Britain is separated from Continental Europe by the English Channel
  • Ben Nevis at a height of 1344 meters is the highest point in Great Britain
  • Great Britain is home to many kinds of hedgehogs , beggars and red foxes
  • Britain is only 35 kilometers away from France and is linked with France through a tunnel under the English channel
  • The most popular music brand from England is the Beatles
  • Unlike the rest of the world the electricity in Britain is 240 volts
  • The traffic system in Britain is right handed The most unique thing on the British roads is the Double Decker Bus
  • UK is the native land of great minds like Charles Darwin , William Shakespeare and Isaac Newton

  • Britain is home  to the world's biggest foreign exchange market



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