Country Profile > UK

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.

The UK is a developed country and has the world’s seventh-largest economy by nominal GDP and seventh-largest economy by purchasing power parity. It was the world’s first industrialised country and the world’s foremost power during the 19th and early 20th centuries. The UK remains a great power with leading economic, cultural, military, scientific and political influence.

  • Area – 243,610 square kilometres (94,060 sq mi)
  • Population – 2001 census the total population of the United Kingdom was 58,789,194
  • Currency – The Pound Sterling
  • Languages – The UK’s official language is English

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