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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain is a sovereign state in Europe
Territories that were at one time part of the British Empire. About 458 million people, one-fifth of the world's population at the time
64.5 million inhabitants The UK consists of four countries: England, Scotland, Wal es, and Northern Ireland.EnglandScotlandWal esNorthern Ireland The latter three have devolved administrations based in their capitals, EdinburghEdinburgh, Cardiff, and Belfast. CardiffBelfast
The United Kingdom is located off the north- western coast of continental Europe. With a total area of approximately 243,610 square kilometers the UK occupies the major part of the British Isles archipelago and includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern one- sixth of the island of Ireland and many smaller surrounding islands.
The Channel Tunnel (Le tunnel sous la Manche) is a 50.5-kilometre rail tunnel linking Folkestone, Kent, in the United Kingdom, with Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, near Calais in northern France, beneath the English Channel at the Strait of Dover. At its lowest point, it is 75 m deep.
Stonehenge, in Wiltshire, was erected around 2500 BC.
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in Wiltshire, England, about 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks. It is in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds.
Plan of Stonehenge in Holes that no longer, or never, contained stones are shown as open circles. Stones visible today are shown coloured
Ben Nevis in Scotland, is the highest point in the British Isles, standing at 1,344 metres above sea level
Loch Ness Monster t is similar to other supposed lake monsters in Scotland and elsewhere, though its description varies from one account to the next, with most describing it as large. Popular interest and belief in the creature's existence has varied since it was first brought to the world's attention in 1933
The Loch Ness is a lake in the Scottish Highlands.
BBC Pacific Quay at the River Clyde BBC Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: BBC Alba) is the division of the British Broadcasting Corporation, the publicly funded broadcaster of the United Kingdom, which is responsible for broadcasting in Scotland. BBC Scotland employs approximately 1,250 staff to produce 15,000 hours of programming for television and radio in both Scotland and the rest of the UK. BBC Scotland has 3 TV channels (BBC1, BBC2, BBC Alba) and 2 radio stations.BBC1BBC2BBC Alba
London is the capital and most populous city of England, standing on the River Thames,capitalEnglandRiver Thames London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its founding by the Romans,its historyRomans who named it Londinium. In 2011 had a resident population about 8 millionLondinium
The Palace of Westminster with Elizabeth Tower and Westminster Bridge The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United KingdomHouse of CommonsHouse of LordsParliament of the United Kingdom
The structure has largely become synonymous with Big Ben, the heaviest of the five bells it houses.
Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, located just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.
Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London with branches in a number of major cities. It was founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud A typical modern wax sculpture of Cecilia Cheung at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong.
Trafalgar Square is a public space and tourist attraction in central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. It is situated in the City of Westminster. At its centre is Nelson's Column