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About the United KingdomMap is showing the British Isles in north western Europe between the North Sea in east, the North Atlantic Ocean in west and the English Channel in south. It is bordered by the Republic of Ireland, and it shares maritime borders with Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, and the Faroe Islands (Denmark).
The United Kingdom, a unitary sovereign state, is made up of England, Scotland, and Wales, on the island of Great Britain, the three countries with a degree of autonomy within the UK, and Northern Ireland, the British province in the northeast of the island of Ireland.
The United Kingdom occupies an area of 242,900 km² making it about half the size of Spain, or slightly smaller than the U.S. state of Oregon.
UK's landscape offers quite some variety, England is mostly flat with some mountainous terrain in the Lake District, around Yorkshire Dales National Park, North York Moors National Park and the Peak District National Park.
Wales is adorned with a rugged coastline, its interior topography ranges between hilly and mountainous.
In the Scotland package you will find the Southern Uplands, the Central Lowlands, the Grampian Mountains, the North West Highlands, the archipelagos of the Inner and Outer Hebrides, and the Shetlands, and the Orkney Islands.
Highest elevation in the UK is Ben Nevis with 1,344 m (4,409 ft), the mountain is located in the Grampian mountain range in Scotland. The longest river in the country is the River Severn with a length of about 354 km (220 mi), it runs from its source in the Hafren Forest on the slopes of the Plynlimon in Wales, through the central region of England and Wales and empties into the Bristol Channel.
The United Kingdom has a population of 64.1 million people (mid-2013), capital city of England and the UK is London. The capital of Northern Ireland is Belfast, capital of Scotland is Edinburgh; and capital of Wales is Cardiff.
Some of the highlights in the UK you don't want to miss when visiting: Stonehenge, Loch Ness, London Tower Bridge, and the Palace of Westminster.
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