United Kingdom

Continent- Europe

Region – North-western coast of the European mainland

Size – 242,495 km2

Geography – Sea coast, mountainous terrain

Language- English

Religion- 71.6% Christians, 2.8% Islam, 1% Hinduism, 0.6% Sikhism, 0.5% Judaism, 0.3% Buddhism, 0.3% other religions, 15% do not follow any religion, 7% not stated a religious preference

Monetary Unit- Pound sterling (GBP; £)

Natural Resources- Coal, petroleum, natural gas, chalk, gypsum, silica, rock salt, limestone, china clay, iron ore, tin, silver, gold, lead, arable land

Agriculture- Cereals, oilseed, potatoes, cattle, sheep, poultry, fish

Industry- Aerospace, automotive, chemicals, construction, consumer goods, defense equipment, electronics, energy, entertainment, financial services, food and beverages, healthcare, hospitality and leisure, Industrial equipment, Information technology, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, processed metals, real estate, retailing, scientific equipment, telecommunications, tourism, transportation, logistics

Neighboring Countries – The Republic of Ireland

Population – 65,110,000 (2016 estimate)

Population Growth Rate- 0.6%

Average Life Expectancy – 81.50 years

Capital City – London (population 8.674 million)

Highest Mountain – Ben Nevis (1344 m)

Yearly Rainfall – 1091 mm

Plant Life – Oak, elm, ash, beech, Pine, birch, moorland

Animal Life- Deer, foxes, hares, hedgehogs, rabbits, weasels, stoats, shrews, rats, mice, otters

Bird Life – Chaffinch, blackbird, sparrow, starling, pheasant, partridge, red grouse

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