THE UNITED KINGDOM
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom or the UK or Britain, or even England, is a country in northwestern Europe that comprises England, Wales, Scotland, and the province of Northern Ireland, which occupies the northeastern part of the island of Ireland. On the island of Ireland, there is the country's only land border, the one with the Republic of Ireland.
The UK is separated from continental Europe by the English Channel. The kingdom is situated on an archipelago known as the British Isles with the two main islands Great Britain and Ireland, plus the surrounding island groups of the Hebrides, the Shetlands, the Orkneys, the Isle of Man, and the Isle of Wight. The island group is located southeast of Iceland, west of Norway and Denmark, between the North Sea in the east and the North Atlantic Ocean in the west. The UK shares maritime borders with Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and the Faroe Islands (Denmark).
Fun Fact: The United Kingdom is less than half the size of Spain!
quick facts about THE UNITED KINGDOM
BRITISH POUNDS (GBP)
230V/50Hz/ plug type:G
ROAD DRIVING SIDE
Temperate; moderated by prevailing southwest winds over the North Atlantic Current; more than one half of the days are overcast.
It is considered rude to wave one's hand or to call when summoning a waiter at a restaurant.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The United Kingdom can be visited at any time of year, as its climate is relatively temperate and, in general, doesn't experience extremes during either summer or winter. Overall, spring (late March to early June) and autumn (September to November) are the best times to visit, when it's usually warm and dry.
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