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Countries : United Kingdom :    


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   Capital   
London
  
   Population   
60,441,457 (July 2005 est.)
  
   Languages   
English, Welsh , Scottish
   Location   
Western Europe, islands including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of France
  
   Area   
total: 244,820 sq km
land: 241,590 sq km
water: 3,230 sq km
note: includes Rockall and Shetland Islands
  
   Land boundaries   
Ireland 360 km
  
   Climate   
temperate; moderated by prevailing southwest winds over the North Atlantic Current; more than one-half of the days are overcast


  
   Natural resources   
coal, petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, lead, zinc, gold, tin, limestone, salt, clay, chalk, gypsum, potash, silica sand, slate, arable land
  
   Geography - note   
lies near vital North Atlantic sea lanes; only 35 km from France and now linked by tunnel under the English Channel; because of heavily indented coastline, no location is more than 125 km from tidal waters
   Tourism   
Individual tours or small group tours provide professional and complete service to the tourists in their vacation in Great Britain
  
   Government type   
constitutional monarchy
  
   Currency - Currency code   
British pound (GBP)

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   Internet country code:   
.uk
  
   Internet users:   
25 million (2002)

   Weather in some cities   
WEATHER IN LONDON WEATHER IN GLASGOW  


Weather in other cities of United Kingdom : England ,Scotland, Wales,


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