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United Kingdom country information

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The United Kingdom is an archipelago where each piece is very close to each other. Britain is the largest island and is close to the northwest coast of continental Europe. The United Kingdom is divided into four regions: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. These areas are surrounded by the North Sea, the English Channel, the Irish Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.

United Kingdom is a country with an area close to 244820 km² and a population of just over 62348447 people. United Kingdom belongs to the continent of Europe. Its ALPHA2 code is GB and ALPHA3 code is GBR.

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Some information on United Kingdom

iso3166 Alpha2 GB
iso3166 Alpha3 GBR
iso3166 Numeric 826
Fips country code UK
Country United Kingdom
Capital London
Area 244820 km²
Population 62348447
Continent Europe

The regions of United Kingdom

England (18833)
Northern Ireland (417)
Scotland (5991)
Wales (2093)

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