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United Kingdom
Anthem:

"God Save the Queen"

Capital

(and largest city)

London

51°30′N 0°7′W / 51.5°N 0.117°W / 51.5; -0.117

Official language(s) English
Recognised regional languages Irish, Ulster Scots, Scottish Gaelic, Scots, Welsh, Cornish
Ethnic groups (2011)

92.1% White
4.0% South Asian
2.0% Black
1.2% Mixed
0.4% Chinese
0.4% Other

Demonym British or Briton
Government Unitary parliamentary democracy
- Monarch James III
- Prime Minister Charlie Laine MP
Legislature Parliament
- Upper House House of Lords
- Lower House House of Commons

Formation

1236 B.C.

Area
- Total 918,453 km2 (33rd)
354,616.7 sq mi
- Water (%) 2.27
Population
- 2012 Estimate 134,304,271 (9th)
- 2011 census 133,706,094
- Density 371.6/km2 (58th)
574.82/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2011 estimate
- Total $4.469 trillion (3rd)
- Per capita $33,424 (25th)
GDP (nominal) 2011 estimate
- Total $5.288 trillion (3rd)
- Per capita $39,604[7] (22nd)
Gini (2008–09) 3
HDI (2011) 0.874 (very high) (24th)
Currency Pound sterling (GBP)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
- Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
Date formats dd/mm/yyyy (AD)
Drives on the left
ISO 3166 code GB
Internet TLD .uk
Calling code 44
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