Information about The United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a constitutional monarchy in northwestern Europe. Great Britain is the largest island in the archipelago, known as the British Isles.

England is the largest and most populous division of the island of Great Britain. Wales is on the west and Scotland is to the north. Northern Ireland is located in the northeast corner of Ireland, the second largest island in the British Isles. The capital of the United Kingdom is the city of London.


The Parliament in London.


Above, ceremony of the Highland Games, Scotland. Below, The Whitehall from Trafalgar Square, London. More pictures of UK



Highland Games



Northern Ireland


Lake District, Cumbria, England


Port Bradden, Causeway Coast, Northern Ireland.

Left, Derwentwater, Lake District, Cumbria, England.




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Parliament London


British Pound on map


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Stonehenge, Neolithic stone circle in Wiltshire, England.


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Trafalgar Square